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Press Releases for 2011



Release Date: October 03, 2011
AFA Pentagon violates DOMA, threatens religious liberty


The Pentagon has decided that military chaplains will be allowed to perform same-sex unions on military installations despite the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act which, for federal purposes, defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


Release Date: August 23, 2011
AFA boycott of Movie Gallery began five years after Rick Perry sold his stock


The media, including even the international press, has accused Texas Gov. Rick Perry of hypocrisy for holding stock in a company that the American Family Association was boycotting because it sold porn.






Release Date: July 19, 2011
Nance, Perkins and Wright named as co-chairpersons of The Response prayer event


American Family Association says three more respected Christian leaders have been named as co-chairpersons of the upcoming The Response: a call to prayer for a nation in crisis prayer event.


Release Date: July 18, 2011
Dobsons, Land, Evans, Rodriguez named as co-chairpersons of The Response prayer event


American Family Association has named Dr. James Dobson and his wife Shirley Dobson, Dr. Tony Evans, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Dr. Richard Land as co-chairpersons for the upcoming The Response: a call to prayer for a nation in crisis.


Release Date: June 29, 2011
AFA responds to critics of prayer event


The American Family Association has answered critics of The Response, a prayer event to be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston on August 6.  


Release Date: June 06, 2011
Mississippi Supreme Court considers Personhood Amendment


A Statement on the Occasion of Oral Arguments before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the
ACLU/Planned Parenthood Suit, Hughes vs. Hosemann et al.


For over two years, hundreds of men and women, sons and daughters across our fair state have patiently and prayerfully labored to successfully bring forth the Mississippi Personhood Amendment, Measure No. 26, to its rightful place on the November 8, 2011 general election ballot.


Release Date: March 07, 2011
AFA pledges advertiser boycott of ABC’s Good Christian Bitches


ABC is preparing a pilot for a new series entitled “Good Christian Bitches.” A star, Leslie Bibb, has been chosen for the series, and the show’s executive producer, Darren Star, brought “Sex and the City” and “90210” to the small screen.


Release Date: February 23, 2011
AFA Obama was lying about opposition to homosexual marriage


President Obama today directed attorney general Eric Holder to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), signed into law in 1996 by then- president Bill Clinton.





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