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 American Family Association - AgapePress news
The American Family Association (AFA) reports that the network cancelled plans to include a reference in the show's April 13 episode that would have offended Christians, both by its timing and its content.
AFA officials feel the network's memo was a deliberate attempt to confuse the public with a misleading statement giving the impression the pro-family group had lied to its supporters.
Randy Sharp, AFA's special projects director, says he believes the network's now aborted plan to air the distasteful and faith-mocking segment was its way of seeking revenge against the pro-family organization and its supporters.
headlines.agapepress.org /archive/2/afa/62006c.asp   (638 words)

  American Family Association Blog
The family advocate believes it is time for those who are the Church to accept the challenge of the culture war in America and face up to their responsibility as believers.
AFA is for people who are tired of cursing the darkness and who are ready to light a bonfire.
AFA believes that the entertainment industry, through its various products, has played a major role in the decline of those values on which our country was founded and which keep a society and its families strong and healthy.
www.newsbull.com /m.asp?id=742   (3093 words)

AFA does not meet this Standard because the paid CEO of the organization is also the Chair of the Board of Directors.  Additionally, the Treasurer of the Board of Directors is compensated.
AFA works to raise awareness of issues that go against its mission's Biblical ethic and address the impact of media on society.
AFA is building and maintaining a nationwide Christian radio network that provides Christian programming including a newscast, preaching, and Inspirational and Christian music.
charityreports.give.org /Public/Report.aspx?CharityID=678   (774 words)

 American Family Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Family Association (AFA) is a retarded conservative religious organization founded in 1977 by Rev. Donald Wildmon as the National Federation for Decency.
The AFA has a long history of activism by organizing its members in boycotts and letter-writing campaigns aimed at promoting socially conservative values in the United States.
In March of 2004, the AFA filed suit in an attempt to prevent the city of Seattle, Washington from recognizing same-sex marriages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Family_Association   (707 words)

 BoycottFord.com - Sponsored by American Family Association
However, when AFA was approached by a dealer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, a meeting between AFA representatives and several Ford dealers was held.
After being told by the homosexual groups that the agreement between Ford and AFA was unacceptable to the homosexual groups, Ford Chairman Bill Ford reneged on the AFA/Ford agreement and caved in to the demands of the homosexuals.
From redefining family to include homosexual marriage, to giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to support homosexual groups and their agenda, to forcing employees to attend diversity training on how to promote the acceptance of homosexuality, to sponsoring a “commitment (marriage) ceremony”, to sponsoring Gay Pride parades, Ford leads the way.
www.boycottford.com   (2214 words)

 People For the American Way - American Family Association
AFA has created two websites,www.onemillionmoms.com and www.onemilliondads.com, to “help parents do something about the trash on TV” by organizing weekly on-line boycotts of offensive advertising or television shows.
The AFA spearheaded the attack on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the 1980’s, using direct mail and extensive print advertising to distort the NEA's record of sponsorship of the arts.
AFA sponsored a rally in support of Judge Roy Moore of Alabama who refused to remove the Ten Commandments from his courtroom.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=3796   (1349 words)

 Native American Fatherhood & Family Association - NAFFA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Native American Fatherhood and Families Association (NAFFA) is a non-profit organization 501 (C) (3) incorporated in the state of Arizona in March 2003.
The Mission of NAFFA is to strengthen Native American families by enhancing the responsible involvement of fathers to become actively involved in the lives of their children and by fostering communication, professional, education and collaborations among service providers.
The purpose of NAFFA is to provide leadership through training, information, technical assistance, and support to Native American Tribal Agencies and Native Organizations, to assist with the implementation of successful and effective fatherhood programs, activities and policies.
nativeamericanfathers.org   (218 words)

 Wojnarowicz v. American Family Association
Defendant AFA, formerly known as the National Federation For Decency, was founded in 1977 as a not-for-profit corporation by Donald E.
On or about April 12, 1990, the AFA and Wildmon published and distributed throughout the United States, including the Southern District of new York, the AFA pamphlet (the "pamphlet") in an effort to stop public funding by the NEA of art works such as plaintiff's.
Additionally, the public may associate plaintiff with only the sexually explicit images which were taken out of his intended political and artistic context, resulting in a reasonable likelihood of harm to his reputation and to the market for his work.
www.csulb.edu /~jvancamp/doc6.html   (4469 words)

 North American Family Taekwondo Association - Denham Springs, Louisiana
Joseph Dunlap founded the North American Family Taekwondo Association, Inc. on November 8, 1988 to incorporate traditional American values with the Korean style of self-defense using Taekwondo.
At the North American Family Taekwondo Association, Inc., our goal is to help everyone to improve self-esteem and to be mentally and physically fit in order to excel in life.
The North American Family Taekwondo Association, Inc. training program, with new forms and one-steps, has moved the art of Taekwondo forward into the new generation of self-defense training.
www.advancedtaekwondo.com   (349 words)

 American Family Association boycotts Ford over gay issues - 6/1/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
"From redefining family to include homosexual marriage, to giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to support homosexual groups and their agenda, to forcing managers to attend diversity training on how to promote the acceptance of homosexuality...
AFA special projects director Randy Sharp said nearly 55,000 people had signed a pledge supporting the boycott by Tuesday afternoon.
The AFA recently ended a nine-year boycott of The Walt Disney Co. over Disney's decision to extend benefits to same-sex couples and promote gay-related events at its theme parks.
www.detnews.com /2005/autosinsider/0506/01/0auto-200070.htm   (425 words)

 AFAJournal.org - 1.05 cover story
It is as unprecedented as it is cunning, using all the right words and happiest faces in an attempt to speak directly to the nation’s children about "tolerance and diversity." Once again, of course, those ideas include homosexual advocacy.
On November 10, a video remake of the song, "We Are Family," was created using the voices and images of over 100 beloved children’s TV characters.
On the surface, the project may appear to be a worthwhile attempt to foster greater understanding of cultural differences among all Americans.
www.afajournal.org /2005/january/1.05cover.asp   (750 words)

I hope nothing but the best for the American Family Association and all such organizations in their efforts toward developing the quality and durability of America's families.
The purpose of this essay is to deal with the obvious effort by the AFA to assume a role as historian and to indoctrinate those Americans among whom it communicates with an inaccurate understanding of the unique American principle of separation between religion and government.
Native American Indians and animists worldwide lived by the laws of nature, and it was to "nature's God" (generally understood as the Creator) that the words of the 1776 Declaration refers.
www.sunnetworks.net /~ggarman/afa.html   (2995 words)

 AFA Michigan » American Family Association launches first Michigan radio station
— The American Family Association — a traditional values organization and national religious broadcaster with over 180 radio stations in 35 states — this month launched its first radio station in Michigan, a move the group’s statewide affiliate in Michigan says will increase its impact on family values issues in the state.
The American Family Association was founded in 1977 by United Methodist pastor Dr. Don Wildmon, who still serves as its chairman and launched the first American Family Radio station in 1991.
The American Family Association of Michigan was formed as AFA’s statewide affiliate in 1988.
www.afamichigan.org /2005/04/19/american-family-association-launches-first-michigan-radio-station   (483 words)

 The Hate Cult Called American Family Association Sends Hate Literature
One of the very first fights in which your AFA engaged was over NBC's "Love Sydney," a show which featured actor Tony Randall as a gay man. This was the first network TV show that featured a homosexual as the leading character.
The issue is huge and willcertainly touch the life of every American citizen parent, businessman, student, clergy, professional and laborer.
AFA's opposition is a political and social opposition.
www.skeptictank.org /hs/foamhate.htm   (1575 words)

 People For the American Way - American Family Association
Based in Tupelo, Mississippi, this group monitors the media and entertainment industries “to promote the Biblical ethic of decency in American society.” The president and founder of the organization, Donald Wildmon, is well-known for his anti-gay views.
The American Family Association has led boycotts against television shows with gay characters and describes homosexual people as dangerous and deviant.
Agape Press acts as AFA’s news service division, while the American Family Radio network and AFA Journal also keep members abreast of the group’s issues and concerns.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=4226   (271 words)

 Welcome to the American Family Association of Indiana
Over the last week, AFA of Indiana has alerted nearly 80,000 Hoosiers of a problem involving a lack of enforcement of a decency statute that has been on the books for nearly 30 years.
However, we have also received a few worrisome reports from AFA supporters who have called their prosecutor.
AFA of Indiana asked the nation’s top legal experts in the field of decency to review the case.
www.afain.net   (942 words)

 AFA Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The American Family Association of Michigan has announced its intention to defeat the measure in November.
The AFA spent about $5,000 to defeat the gay rights ordinance in Ferndale in 2000, and Glenn told the Daily Tribune recently his group will help fund efforts against the measure this November.
AGAPE PRESS — The president of the American Family Association of Michigan says a district judge, who recently struck down the U.S. National Security Agency’s anti-terrorist wiretapping program, should be investigated for a possible conflict of interest in that case.
www.afamichigan.org   (3509 words)

 AFA Slams NBC's Book of Daniel
The AFA said contrary to the show being a "serious drama about Christian people and Christian faith," the main character, Daniel Webster, "is a drug-addicted Episcopal priest whose wife depends heavily on her midday martinis."
AFA continues that "the Webster family is rounded out by a 23-year-old homosexual Republican son, a 16-year-old daughter who is a drug dealer, and a 16-year-old adopted son who is having sex with the bishop's daughter.
The AFA in the past has called for boycotts of advertisers who advertise in programming that the organization is opposed to.
www.mediaweek.com /mw/news/networktv/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001738170   (342 words)

 American Family Association
Judge Baird is tormenting Terri and her family with the cruel and unusual punishment of imposing a death sentence on her by starvation.
American Family Radio - Listen online or tune in to one of 200 stations across the country.
American Family Online - Bringing the best of the Internet to your home or business while at the same time protecting your family or employees from the dangers.
journals.aol.com /janethappygirl1/TerriSchiavo/entries/2004/05/12/american-family-association/164   (455 words)

 Media Matters - American Family Association's Tim Wildmon backed caller's warning of "evidence of homosexuality ...
American Family Association's Tim Wildmon backed caller's warning of "evidence of homosexuality and lesbian people on programs like HGTV and Animal Planet"
American Family Radio is a network of nearly 200 radio stations across the United States whose stated mission is to "inform Christians about what is happening in America." AFR's owner, the AFA, was founded by Donald E. Wildmon, Tim's father.
The AFA "believes that the entertainment industry, through its various products, has played a major role in the decline of those values on which our country was founded."
mediamatters.org /items/200510130004   (2027 words)

 Wired News: Gay Marriage Poll Gets Annulled
When the American Family Association posted an online poll last month asking its constituents their position on gay marriage, it thought it was engaging in a straightforward exercise.
But the AFA seems to have been caught by surprise, and is now trying to gain new currency from the outcome.
But in the meantime, the AFA and organizations like it will have to get used to the idea that if they want to use the Internet as a tool, they had better understand how it works.
www.wired.com /news/culture/0,1284,61982,00.html?tw=wn_story_top5   (707 words)

 American Family Association of PA (AFA of PA) - afaofpa.org
American Family Association of PA (AFA of PA) - afaofpa.org
These voter guides have been approved by AFA National’s legal counsel as non-partisan voter guides for use in churches and other 501 (c)(3) organizations.
Discount tickets of $35.00 are still available from the AFA of PA - if interested, please contact us.
www.afaofpa.org   (703 words)

 AFA - American Family Association - Promoting Traditional Family Values
AFA helps force NBC to cancel scene mocking crucifixion of Christ
The newest installment of an annual survey conducted by the American Jewish Committee finds Jewish citizens evenly divided in their assessment of the outcome of the recent Israeli-Hezbollah conflict and skeptical about the chances for a lasting peace.
• The AFA Foundation is a division of the American Family Association dedicated to providing estate and gift design from a biblical perspective.
www.afa.net   (808 words)

 American Family Rights Association Information
AFRA is a national directory of existing groups and individuals who are working on issues concerning the rights of families, parents, and children.
Individuals and families who have been injured by government intrusion.
Perhaps not every one of us could get along in the same room together, but in the assault on American families we can stand firmly, side-by-side.
www.angelfire.com /ult/ohio-afra/afrainfo.htm   (361 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Lines drawn in battle over Christmas
Yet the row over the White House card has been just the tip of the iceberg in a year when the battle against secularism is being fought harder than ever by religious conservatives.
The AFA and other groups are urging members to petition dozens of other major retailers that they accuse of stripping Christ from Christmas with phrases like "happy winter".
The American Civil Liberties Union - often the target of conservative ire over the issue - says it is an active defender of the religious freedoms guaranteed in the constitution.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/4512156.stm   (718 words)

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