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Press Releases for March 2013

Release Date: March 19, 2013
AFA Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against HHS Mandate
Nonprofit Ministry Forced To Choose Between Following Its Religious Convictions, Defying HHS Mandate And Subjecting Itself To Major Fines

Today, 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. 

Release Date: March 18, 2013
AFA Prayer Alert: Marriage is at Risk at Supreme Court
AFA Calls on All Christians in America to Pray for Marriage



Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096,; Karyn Price, 215.858.1184, 610.584.1096, 


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 balance.  


Release Date: March 15, 2013
AFA States: Implementation of Obamacare Makes Strengthening Our Economy Impossible
Repealing Obamacare will Help Get America Back on Track


Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215.815.7716, 610.584.1096,; 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,

Release Date: March 14, 2013
STILL STANDING: American Family Association Continues to Stand for Traditional Marriage and Family, as Others Cave on Same-Sex Marriage Stance
AFA Asks Why SCOTUS is Re-Evaluating Issues Already Decided Upon by Voters

Philadelphia,PA—The 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. 


Release Date: March 05, 2013
Sears and JCPenney Pull Advertising from ‘Saturday Night Live’ After Request from AFA
Late-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). 


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