October 30, 2013American Psychiatric Association Now Classifies Pedophilia as Sexual Orientation Vs. DisorderAmerican Family Association Issues Statement in Response to APA’s Staggering Announcement
CORRECTION: A previous
statement issued today referred to the American Psychological Association
regarding the following subject matter. The correct organization is the
American Psychiatric Association.
October 24, 2013American Family Association: Why Won’t The Army Tell Us The Truth?AFA Says That Ultimatums Being Given To Soldiers Re: AFA Are Anti-Christian, Insidious and Systemic
Soldiers attending a
pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood say they were told that evangelical
Christians and members of the Tea Party were a threat to the
nation and that any soldier donating to those groups would be subjected to
punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
October 17, 2013U.S. Army Admits Wrong-Doing in Calling AFA ‘Hate Group;’ AFA Not Satisfied – Trainings Not Isolated to One IncidentAmerican Family Association and Liberty Institute Issued Freedom of Information Act Letter to Army Seeking Answers to Questions Re: Defamation of AFA
In an attempt to
appease the American Family Association, the U.S. Army has admitted
it was wrong to use false information in a recent training module that named AFA
as a "domestic hate group."
October 08, 2013The SPLC’s Shameless Attack on AFA and the Values Voter Summit
This statement by Tim Wildmon,
President of the American Family Association, is being issued in
response to a press release that the Southern Poverty Law Center has
distributed to media saying that members of Congress should not speak at the
Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. this week due to the “extremism” of the
American Family Association and Family Research Council:
October 03, 2013American Family Association Outraged That Veterans Were Turned Away From WWII Memorial by Obama AdministrationPresident
Obama is making history again: Never before have memorials and
monuments been closed during a government shutdown, yet the president ordered
the National Park Service to close the World War II War Memorial on Tuesday.
September 27, 2013American Family Association: “We commend Barilla for its stand”
Guido Barilla, who
leads the world’s largest pasta maker, has angered homosexual activists by
declaring that he will only portray the “classic family” in company advertisements.
September 16, 2013American Family Association Challenges Pentagon Officials to Uphold Religious FreedomAmerican Family Association Issues Stern Warning; Department of Defense Must Protect First Amendment Rights
The American Family Association(AFA, www.AFA.net)
participated in high level meetings at the Pentagon four days ago, for a frank
discussion on the loss of religious freedom by Christians in the Air Force and
the Defense Department in general.
September 16, 2013American Family Association to 2.5 Million Constituents: Flood Capitol Switchboard with Defund ObamaCare CallsCall Congressman TODAY and Urge to Co-sponsor Rep. Graves’ Defund ObamaCare Bill, H.J.RES. 62
The American Family Association
is calling on all of their 2.5 million constituents to call their U.S.
representatives today to urge them to co-sponsor H.J.RES. 62, an appropriations
bill that does not contain any discretionary or mandatory funding for
ObamaCare, also known as the “Affordable Care Act.”
September 11, 2013American Family Association Comments on Firing of Craig James by Fox Sports
American Family Association president, Tim Wildmon, issued this statement
today on the firing of Craig James by Fox Sports:
September 09, 2013Home Depot Practices Reflect Change; American Family Association Suspends Three-Year Boycott
.— Three years ago,
when American Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net)
called for a boycott of Home Depot because of the home improvement company’s
support of homosexual activist groups, they knew they were taking on a huge
August 29, 2013Christian Ministry Feeding Homeless; Threatened by Police with Jail TimeChristians Criticized for Not Caring for Poor Now Threatened With Arrest for Feeding Homeless
American Family Association (AFA, AFA.net)
has a question for the Raleigh N.C. Police Department: Why would
you prohibit a Christian ministry from feeding the homeless?
August 19, 2013AFA President Tim Wildmon to Supporters: Call Congressmen to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood - $4 BILLION in Total Taxpayer Funding Over 10 Years; $12 Million Fraudulently UsedAmerican Family Association Calls for More Aggressive Congressional Investigation into Planned Parenthood Medicaid FraudAmerican Family Association (AFA, AFA.net)
is calling for over 2 million of its supportersto
contact their congressmen at the Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121
to stop using taxpayer dollars to fund Planned Parenthood and its affiliates
around the country after the abortion giant settled a court case that alleged
it was deeply involved in Medicaid fraud—to the tune of millions of dollars.
August 15, 2013American Family Association Calls for Immediate Resignation of Commissioner Brad Avakian in Oregon
to The Oregonian, a Christian-run bakery in Oregon, Sweet Cakes by Melissa,
is now under fire from the state’s labor commission for making a
conscience-driven decision not to participate in a lesbian wedding ceremony.
August 13, 2013American Family Association Applauds Lawmakers for Signing to Defund ObamacareAFA President Tim Wildmon Says Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Marsha Blackburn Are Taking a Stand for America by Standing Against Flawed Health Care Plan
American Family Association is applauding the efforts of
lawmakers who recently voiced their support to defund the flawed Obamacare
August 08, 2013American Family Association Asks Air Force: Will You Protect Military Religious Liberties? AFA President Tim Wildmon Asks Hagel and Fanning for Meeting; Air Force and Pentagon Already Met with Atheist Group ‘Military Religious Freedom Foundation’
American Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net)
has requested a meeting with the U.S. Air Force to discuss recent
policies and practices that have stripped military personnel of their religious
liberties, and to present a vital perspective on this issue.
August 06, 2013American Family Association Asks Air Force for Meeting to Discuss Religious LibertiesAFA President Tim Wildmon Wants to Address Religious Freedoms Being Stripped Away from Military PersonnelAmerican Family Association (AFA, www.afa.net)
has asked Family Research Council, to join with them to request
a meeting with the U.S. Air Force to discuss recent policies and practices that
have stripped military personnel of their religious liberties, and to present a
vital perspective on this issue.
July 22, 2013‘Marriage Equality’ Fight Pushes Country Down Slippery Slope of Polygamy, Incest‘Marriage Equality’ Fight Pushes Country Down Slippery Slope of Polygamy, Incest
homosexual lobby claims that the majority of Americans favor same-sex marriage,
and that marriage should be only about love.
July 17, 2013Homosexual Lobbying Groups Call for ‘Marriage Equality’ in the South – American Family Association Says They Already Have ItAFA Points Out: Homosexuals Have Same Marriage Rights as Everyone Else and Democratic Process Should be Respected
The Human Rights
Campaign, in conjunction with the ACLU, Mississippi Center for Justice,
Southern Poverty Law Center, William Winter Institute, and Mississippi Safe
Schools Coalition, made a tour throughout Mississippi last week to further
their desire for what they have termed “marriage equality” in the state.
July 15, 2013ENDA Furthers Homosexual Lobby; AFA Points Out Harmful EffectsAmerican Family Association Says Employment Nondiscrimination Act Demonstrates One More Advancement of Homosexual Agenda Trouncing Over Time-Honored Values
The gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered
and queer agenda was pushed a step further last week, after a Senate panel
approved a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against
workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity for any reason.
July 11, 2013AFA Asks Citizens to Act on Proposed Federal Marriage Protection AmendmentKansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp Introduces Resolution; Americans Can Encourage Representatives to Co-Sponsor
definition of marriage has certainly taken a hit over the past few weeks, but
there is hope as a federal Marriage Protection Amendment defining marriage in
American as between one man and one woman is in the works.
July 02, 2013Michigan Judge Follows SCOTUS Ruling and Blocks State’s DOMAAmerican Family Association Says Federal Overreach into State DOMAs Goes Against Last Week’s Ruling
Just two days after the Supreme Court
overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal judge in Michigan temporarily
blocked a state law banning public employers from providing health
care benefits for gay couples.
June 26, 2013Supreme Court Reverses Prop 8, Overturns DOMAAmerican Family Association Says Christians Must Now Focus on Protecting Religious Freedoms
The Supreme Court of the United States today
announced its decision to reverse the voter-approved Proposition 8 in
California, making it legal for same-sex couples to wed in the state.
June 25, 2013Victory for Life: American Family Association Thanks Congressmen in U.S. House of Representatives Who Voted for Protecting Unborn Babies Through Passage of ‘Pain-Capable’ Act
House of Representatives spoke up for unborn babies last week with the
passing of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a bill sponsored by
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) that will protect babies from abortion after 20
June 20, 2013AFA Available for Comment on DOMA, Prop 8 to Represent Voice of Millions of Conservative Christian Americans
Spokespersons from the American Family
www.afa.net) will be immediately available for
comment upon the announcement of The Supreme Court of the United States'
decision to either uphold or overturn the voter-approved Proposition 8 in
June 17, 2013U.S. Navy Catering to Homosexuals Through Partner Benefits, While Air Force Creates Anti-Religious EnvironmentAmerican Family Association Urges Americans to Tell US Military What They Think of ‘Policies’
The U.S. Navy is embarking on a new
mission—to train its personnel on how to provide military benefits to same-sex domestic
partners, paid by American taxpayers.
May 13, 2013Abortion Doctor Gosnell Guilty of MurderAmerican Family Association Applauds Verdict as a Victory for Women and Unborn Children
perhaps the biggest headlines in abortion news since Roe v. Wade in 1973, abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty
today of three counts of first degree murder.
May 01, 2013American Family Association Says the Time is Now for Southern Poverty Law Center’s ‘Hate Group’ Labeling to CeaseSelf-Proclaimed “Anti-Hate” SPLC Unwittingly Encouraged Floyd Corkins’ Shooting Spree; Sentencing Set for July 15The Weekly
Standard recently featured an article
delving into the background and funding of the Southern Poverty Law Center
(SPLC), whose donors, according to president Richard Cohen, are “aging
Northern-state ‘1960s liberals’ who continue to associate ‘Southern’ and
‘poverty’ with lynchings, white-hooded Klansmen, and sitting at the back of the
April 22, 2013Defense Secretary Hagel Questioned Re: Treatment of Christians in Military on Heels of Email Labeling AFA ‘Domestic Hate Group’American Family Association, Conservative Groups and Legislators Expect Apology from U.S. Army
On the heels of an email sent out by Army officer, Lt. Col. Jack Rich to
subordinates that labeled the American Family Association(www.afa.net)and the Family Research Council as
“domestic hate groups,” and which warned those in the military to monitor soldiers who might be
supportive of the organizations largely because of their opposition to
March 19, 2013AFA Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against HHS MandateNonprofit Ministry Forced To Choose Between Following Its Religious Convictions, Defying HHS Mandate And Subjecting Itself To Major FinesToday, Liberty Institute and the Center for Religious
Expression on behalf of their client, American Family Association (AFA), filed
a motion and brief for a preliminary injunction against the federal
government’s HHS Mandate, aka Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), in the United States
District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, Aberdeen Division.
March 18, 2013AFA Prayer Alert: Marriage is at Risk at Supreme CourtAFA Calls on All Christians in America to Pray for Marriage
Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096, DHamilton@HamiltonStrategies.com; Karyn Price, 215.858.1184, 610.584.1096, firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Supreme Court prepares
to hear oral arguments for California’s Proposition 8 on March 26 and the
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on March 27, the American Family Association,
the nation’s leading organization on the frontlines of America’s culture war,
calls all Christians to fervent prayer, as God-ordained marriage hangs in the
March 15, 2013AFA States: Implementation of Obamacare Makes Strengthening Our Economy ImpossibleRepealing Obamacare will Help Get America Back on Track
Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716,
610.584.1096, DHamilton@HamiltonStrategies.com; Karyn Price,
215.858.1184, 610.584.1096 As
politicians, economists and Americans-at-large debate the pros and cons of a
national health care system,
March 14, 2013STILL STANDING: American Family Association Continues to Stand for Traditional Marriage and Family, as Others Cave on Same-Sex Marriage StanceAFA Asks Why SCOTUS is Re-Evaluating Issues Already Decided Upon by Voters
month of March will be a crucial time for the definition of traditional
marriage and family in America, as the Supreme Court of the United States will
hear arguments about Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
March 05, 2013Sears and JCPenney Pull Advertising from ‘Saturday Night Live’ After Request from AFALate-Night Show Mocked Jesus Christ and AFA Urged Christians to Contact Sears, JCP to Stop Supporting Shows that Attack Faith
– Last week, it was one retail giant down, one to go. This week, two
of the largest and oldest retailers in the United States have both responded to
American Family Association (AFA) by pulling their advertising
from NBC’s show, “Saturday Night Live” (SNL).
February 20, 2013AFA must win lawsuit or become an abortion drug pusher Today American Family Association (www.afa.net ) sued Kathleen Sebelius and other federal government entities for violating its religious liberty.