Entries by Family Research Council

Two States, One Goal: Freedom

LGBT activists have been fond of saying that same-sex marriage would never affect you. Well, now, it’s not only affecting you — it’s affecting needy kids. Across the country, Christian charities and adoption services have been bracing themselves against wave after wave of attack from liberals, desperate to kick them out of the child welfare industry. […]

Sex Ed Subtracts from Subjects like Math

America’s test scores are falling like a brick, Terry Jeffrey writes in a new CNSNews.com column. According to the latest National Assessments, a whopping 65 percent of eighth graders weren’t proficient in reading in 2017, and another 67 percent weren’t competent in math. But does that honestly surprise anyone, considering what our kids are really studying in school? […]

Victory for Homeschooling on the Left Coast

They came by the hundreds, one newspaper said — “perhaps thousands.” Some traveled hours, others waited hours, all for the opportunity to protest one of the most outrageous homeschooling bills every introduced: California’s AB 2756. Spilling out into crammed hallways and overflow rooms, families poured into the statehouse just for the opportunity to spend a few minutes […]

A True State’s Man: Pompeo Wins DOS Post

No wonder President Trump is frustrated. Heading into this week, the U.S. Senate had only confirmed 432 of his political appointees. (And you thought your HR department was slow!) To the White House’s relief, that number climbed to 433 after an early afternoon vote that sent CIA Director Mike Pompeo to his new post as secretary of […]

Happy Birthday, Israel!

It was 70 years ago, according to the Hebrew calendar, that the Jewish state of Israel declared its independence. Eleven minutes after David Ben-Gurion, the founder of the modern state of Israel, made the declaration public, the United States became the first nation to recognize Israel’s rebirth. Earlier today, we joined thousands of Israelis in […]

Can Evangelicals Save the GOP?

In an election that will almost certainly come down to turnout, there’s some genuine anxiety that Republicans won’t be able to close the midterm gap. What role will evangelicals play in that equation? A big one, some strategists say. They were the winning ticket for Donald Trump — a 2016 base of animated churchgoers. But […]