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Faith & Freedom Blog
May
Statement from Timothy Head, Executive Director of the Faith & Freedom Coalition on today’s lawsuit by the state of North Carolina in response to the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the threat to withhold up to $4.5 billion in federal funds for highways and education if the state implements HB 2 or the so-called “bathroom legislation." “This...
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09
2016
Faith & Freedom Blog
Apr
Statement from Faith & Freedom Coalition Executive Director Tim Head on the announcement today by U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and other members of the Committee about new provisions and bill cosponsors of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, which passed the committee with bipartisan support in October. "The reintroduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act is a step in the right direction for...
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28
2016
Faith & Freedom Blog
Apr
Right this minute, we’re facing the biggest battle for our culture and our values we’ve seen in decades.  North Carolina has become ground zero in the war on Judeo-Christian values. Within the last two weeks, state leaders in North Carolina stepped up for common sense by passing legislation that is long overdue. It may seem simple . . . and it is. The legislation prevents transgendered men from sharing a public...
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06
2016
Faith & Freedom Blog
Mar
Statement from Timothy Head, Executive Director of the Faith & Freedom Coalition, on Governor Nathan Deal’s veto of the Free Exercise Protection Act. “Governor Nathan Deal’s veto of HB 757, the Free Exercise Protection Act, is very disappointing.  The people of Georgia lost today.  Governor Deal had publicly stated his willingness to sign a religious freedom bill that did not authorize discrimination.  This...
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28
2016
Faith & Freedom Blog
Mar
Report from AIPAC By Ralph Reed, Faith & Freedom Coalition Chairman Yesterday, I addressed AIPAC in Washington as part of a political panel that included Democratic strategists Paul Begala and Mark Mellman, and Republican strategist Dan Senor.  Without going into a lot of detail on that panel, I suggested that unless the Republican presidential race becomes a binary choice soon---a prospect that seems unlikely as both Ted Cruz and John...
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22
2016