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Family Research Council

The Family Research Council, or FRC, is a conservative Christian group and lobbying organization formed in 1981 by James Dobson. The FRC promotes what it considers to be "traditional" family values, advocating and lobbying for socially conservative policies, especially those opposed to LGBT rights, abortion, divorce, and pornography. In 2010, the Southern Poverty Law Center classified the FRC as an anti-gay hate group, and we'll show you why. According to the Family Research Council, homosexual conduct is harmful to society at large, and can never be affirmed. In February 2010, the Family Research Council's Senior Researcher for Policy Studies, Peter Sprigg, stated on NBC's Hardball that gay behavior should be outlawed and that "criminal sanctions against homosexual behavior should be enforced." Learn more about this outrageous story.

Liberty Counsel and the Family Research Council lauded a proposal to let federal contractors claim a religious basis for discrimination against LGBTQ people and others.

August 17 2019 10:31 AM

The vehemently anti-LGBTQ Perkins was elected Monday to chair the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

June 19 2019 2:40 PM

The National Christian Foundation has given millions to the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council.

March 19 2019 2:47 PM

Speakers dismiss sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee and say Trump has created a "golden time."

September 21 2018 7:03 PM

The far-right American Family Association has doubts but has backed off outright opposition to the Supreme Court nominee.

July 10 2018 5:42 PM

We have a "spiritually sick society," according to the anti-LGBT Christian right activist.

May 22 2018 2:47 PM

The virulently anti-LGBT Perkins was appointed to the government body by Sen. Mitch McConnell.

May 15 2018 7:47 PM
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