Tag: Family Research Council

Guest AuthorAugust 15, 2018
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Florida gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam’s campaign has come under fire over his support from the National Rifle Association, with Putnam infamously referring to himself as a “proud NRA sellout.” Now that he has accepted the endorsement of the anti-LGBT Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC), Putnam can add “proud hate group sellout” to his resume. Rep. Frank White, a Republican candidate […]

Drew WilsonAugust 8, 2018
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The political arm of the Family Research Council announced Wednesday that it’s backing Dover state Rep. Ross Spano’s campaign for Congress. Spano, currently in his third term representing Hillsborough County’s HD 59, is one of five candidates seeking the Republican nomination in Florida’s 15th Congressional District. When it comes to championing “individual liberties” and “strong […]

Drew WilsonJuly 18, 2018
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Another major pro-life group announced Wednesday that it was backing Pensacola state Rep. Frank White for Attorney General. The new endorsement came in from the political arm of the staunchly-Christian-conservative Family Research Council, which takes hard-line stances against abortion and LGBTQ rights and in favor of increasing the role of Christianity in public life. “During […]

Staff ReportsJuly 22, 2016
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There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including the National Rifle Association, Fraternal Order of Police, and the Eagle Forum PAC — issued endorsements. — The American Conservative Union (ACU) has thrown its support behind Rep. […]

Associated PressSeptember 26, 2015
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The Republican Party’s conservative wing, pumped up by House Speaker John Boehner‘s stepping down, is warning the 2016 presidential candidates that defying its wishes will come at their peril. Religious activists forcefully conveyed this message Saturday: embrace our uncompromising stance against abortion rights and gay marriage, among other priorities, even if doing so risks a […]

Drew WilsonAugust 3, 2015
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Republican congressional hopeful Mary Thomas went on the offensive Monday, calling for first-term U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham to return $5,500 in campaign funds she received from Planned Parenthood. “It’s been over two weeks since the Family Research Council (FRC) exposed Rep. Gwen Graham for accepting $5,500 in campaign contributions from Planned Parenthood,” Thomas wrote in a news release. “While videos […]


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