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09/20/2010

Today at 2PM: FRC to explain why past military bias was bad, current is somehow good

by Jeremy Hooper

Not sure what, exactly, race has to do with this issue. But leave it to the Family Research Council to find a way to further divide society, using a characteristic that used to be the subject of military discrimination to keep alive current biases:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2010
CONTACT: J.P. Duffy or Darin Miller, (866) FRC-NEWS or (866)-372-6397

TODAY - 2 PM ET: FRC's Tony Perkins and African American Pastors from Five States to Hold News Conference On Eve of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Senate Vote
September 20, 2010

**Media Advisory**
WHAT: A webcast news conference on the eve of the U.S. Senate Vote on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the same week as the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference. African American pastors from five states will discuss how overturning the law will undermine the religious liberty of military chaplains and other servicemen and women.

WHO: Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council

Bishop Harry Jackson, Chairman, High Impact Leadership Coalition

Pastor Aubrey Shines, Tampa, FL

Pastor Christopher Brooks, Detroit, MI

Bishop Leon Benjamin, Richmond, VA

Reverend Dean Nelson, Washington, DC

Reverend Lou Engle, President, The Call

Austin Nimocks, Senior Counsel, Alliance Defense Fund

WHERE: Watch Online: www.frc.org

Or in-person: FRC Media Center, 801 G. Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

WHEN: Monday, September 20, 2010, 2 PM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Family Research Council President and Marine veteran Tony Perkins will join Bishop Harry Jackson, Alliance Defense Fund Senior Counsel Austin Nimocks and African American pastors from five states at a news conference Monday at 2 p.m. ET in Washington, D.C. The speakers will address religious liberty concerns on the eve of the U.S. Senate vote to overturn the law against the practice of open homosexual behavior in the military.

A live webcast of the news conference will be available at www.frc.org. You may contact the FRC press office at (866)-372-6397 for more information.

Every time you hear someone say, "I've never met an 'ex-black,' but I have met an 'ex-gay'" remember to drink.

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*UPDATE: And here it is: FRC's #DADT webcast: Someone please get these six men some toy soldiers or something [G-A-Y]

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