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Press Releases for 2009

Release Date: December 01, 2009
AFA ends boycott of Gap; Best Buy and Dick’s Sporting Goods next

The American Family Association (AFA) has ended its successful boycott of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic after Gap, Inc. aired an Old Navy commercial with an unambiguous "Merry Christmas" message over the Thanksgiving weekend.


Release Date: November 24, 2009
AFA Suspends Gap Boycott Until Friday - Victory in War on Christmas

The American Family Association is suspending its Christmas season-boycott of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic pending the debut of a new Christmas-themed commercial this Saturday, Nov. 28.

Release Date: November 17, 2009
AFA urges SENATE not to tamper with Stupak-Pitts pro-life amendment

The Senate may vote as early as Thursday to move on its version of the government takeover of health care.

Release Date: November 10, 2009
AFA calls for Christmas boycott of Gap, Old Navy stores

American Family Association (AFA) is calling for a limited two-month boycott of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic, the three stores owned by San Francisco-based Gap Inc., over the company’s censorship of the word "Christmas."

Release Date: November 09, 2009
AFA urges AARP members to cancel: Selling out seniors for big bucks

The American Family Association (AFA) today renewed its call for members of the AARP to cancel their memberships because of its endorsement of the disastrous PelosiCare bill that passed the House late Saturday night.


Release Date: November 05, 2009
AFA celebrates Kentucky governor's change of heart on Christmas Tree

When Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear released a statement last week referring to the tree on the Capitol's front lawn as a "holiday" tree, the American Family Association (AFA) immediately swung into action. 

Release Date: November 02, 2009
AFA, FRC team up for webcast on government takeover of health care

American Family Association (AFA) today criticized Democrats’ intention to ram through Congress a gargantuan 2,000-page health care bill that AFA said represents nothing less than the government takeover of the entire health care industry.


Release Date: October 26, 2009
AFA warns senators: Your vote on thought crimes bill will be remembered

The American Family Association (AFA) today put every senator who voted for the so-called "hate crimes" bill on notice that pro-family Americans will remember their votes when they stand for re-election.


Release Date: October 20, 2009
AFA calls for elimination of abortion from health care reform

The American Family Association (AFA) is joining with other pro-family organizations to call for the elimination of abortion from health care reform legislation.

Release Date: October 15, 2009

American Family Association (AFA) today called on 7-Eleven stores to reconsider their decision to sell the November issue of Playboy, which will feature a cartoon character on the cover. The magazine will hit newsstands on October 16 with a cover and two-page centerfold featuring Marge Simpson, the mother on the Fox animated series The Simpsons.

Release Date: October 13, 2009
AFA promotes a Christian’s role in education

American Family Association (AFA) will be sponsoring a live webcast tonight providing a two-and-a-half hour look at the issues that challenge Christians regarding the education of their children.


Release Date: October 07, 2009
AFA: Good that God finally welcome in Capitol Visitor Center

The American Family Association (AFA) is celebrating the addition of the nation’s motto, “In God We Trust,” to the $621 million Capitol Visitor Center. Virtually all mention of the role of faith in God in America’s founding and development was omitted from displays when the center first opened.


Release Date: October 06, 2009
PepsiCo boycott petition reaches 500,000 signers

American Family Association (AFA) says it has now secured over 500,000 signatures from those pledging to boycott the PepsiCo Company over its continued support of same-sex marriage and homosexual advocacy.  AFA has been promoting a boycott of PepsiCo since January, 2009. 


Release Date: October 06, 2009
AFA calls for resignation of Kevin Jennings, “Safe and Drug Free Schools” head

The American Family Association today called for the resignation of Kevin Jennings, the head of the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools in the Department of Education.

Release Date: October 01, 2009
AFA urges Georgia school district to protect student expression on football banners

Because of a complaint from one as-yet unidentified resident of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, a longstanding tradition in which cheerleaders placed inspirational Bible verses on pre-game banners has been banned at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School.


Release Date: September 24, 2009
Will President Obama support an anti-Semitic, anti-American Islamic day of prayer?

The Islamic community hopes to have 50,000 Muslims surrounding the U.S. Capitol for Jummah prayer this Friday, September 25.  While all people are of course free in America to pray according to the dictates of their own conscience, a look at the leaders of this prayer event raises serious questions about whether this event is good for America.


Release Date: September 15, 2009
AFA critical of congressional attack on institution of marriage


The American Family Association today issued a warning that a fresh attack on the institution of natural marriage is being launched in Congress by supporters of the radical homosexual agenda.


Release Date: September 10, 2009

As America processes the president’s health care reform speech last night, the American Family Association is drawing attention to a little-noticed provision in H.R. 3200, the House version of ObamaCare, which will put Planned Parenthood clinics inside America’s public schools.

Release Date: March 19, 2009
AFA to sponsor TEA parties in 1000 cities on April 15
Leader says solution to financial problems above pay grade of Pres. Obama, Congress

(Tupelo, MS) - American Family Association (AFA) says it is planning Taxed Enough Already (TEA) party rallies in 1,000 cities and towns on April 15. The TEA parties will be held at noon in front of city halls across the country.

Release Date: August 21, 2009
American Family Radio Launches New College Football Show

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Cindy Roberts 662 844 5036 x227 August 21, 2009 American Family Radio Launches New College Football Show Former ESPN college football analyst and commentator Mike Gottfried has a new show, “College Football This Week,” which

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