Focus on the Family
Dobson Calls for Quick Senate Action on Global AIDS Bill
14 May 03 | Dr. James Dobson urged the Senate to pass the House version of the Global AIDS bill today. The pro-family leader, along with other prominent evangelicals, signed a letter that urged the Senate to move quickly on this legislation.
Dobson Reaffirms Dangers of Gambling Following Bennett's Statement
05 May 03 | Dr. James Dobson, founder and chairman of Focus on the Family, released the following statement in response to Dr. Bill Bennett's statement today regarding his gambling habits.
Dobson Defends Senator Santorum Against Gay Activists
24 Apr 03 | Today on his daily broadcast, Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, condemned attacks launched by homosexual activist groups and liberals who are calling for the removal of Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) from his leadership position.
Study Credits Abstinence with Lowering Birth and Pregnancy Rates
14 Apr 03 | The peer-reviewed study, published in the journal Adolescent and Family Health this month, flies in the face of previous reports attributing the decline to increased use of contraception.
John Paulk Eyes New Ministry Opportunity
14 Apr 03 | John Paulk, whose story about how he overcame homosexuality has inspired millions of Christians worldwide, announced today he will leave Focus on the Family, effective May 6.
Don Hodel Joins Focus on the Family
11 Apr 03 | Dr. James Dobson announced his decision today, made with the concurrence of the Focus on the Family Board of Directors, to expand and extend his role as Chairman of the Board.
Outraged Hispanics to Gather in Support of Miguel Estrada
10 Apr 03 | Hundreds of Hispanics are expected to gather in four major cities over the next two weeks to call for an end to Senate Democrats' stonewalling of Miguel Estrada, a well-qualified Hispanic attorney nominated by President Bush.
Focus on the Family Counters Day of Silence Message
08 Apr 03 | While the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network readies its annual Day of Silence, Focus on the Family is making preparations to present information that will help the Detroit community navigate the one-sided messages being presented.
New Book Tells Parents: "Homosexuality is Preventable"
28 Mar 03 | A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality, featured on Sean Hannity's national radio show and Fox's O'Reilly Factor, challenges the notion that homosexuality is genetic and offers parents practical advice on how to prevent it.
Dobson Supports War Efforts in Iraq
21 Mar 03 | Today on his national daily radio broadcast, Focus on the Family President Dr. James Dobson expressed support for the troops serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and he called our nation to prayer.
Focus on the Family Films Presents Second Episode in Ribbits! Series
20 Mar 03 | Already a leader in value-based family entertainment, Focus on the Family Films joins forces with Whirligig Animation Studios, Inc. to showcase another 3D animated film. Froggy World: Where All Your Dreams Come True, is the second in the series.
FOF Looks Forward to Final Victory Ending Partial-birth Abortion
13 Mar 03 | Dr. James Dobson, president of Focus on the Family, celebrated the Senate's 64 to 33 vote today to ban the barbaric practice of partial-birth abortion. The bill now moves to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass.
Focus on the Family Applauds House Vote on Weldon-Stupak Bill
27 Feb 03 | Focus on the Family praised the U.S. House of Representatives today for once again voting in favor of a ban on all human cloning, and urged the Senate to follow suit.
Focus on the Family Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision
26 Feb 03 | "This is a great victory for the men and women who've sacrificed so much for so many years to protect preborn babies. The court was right to say that those who oppose the slaughter of innocent life should not be treated like racketeers."
"The Shepherd’s Covenant" Keeps Pastors Accountable
25 Feb 03 | In response to the growing number of clergy falling prey to adultery, pornography, and other devastating behaviors, Focus on the Family encourages pastors of all denominations to commit to "The Shepherd's Covenant".
Focus on the Family Urges United Way Donors to Withhold Contributions to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
20 Feb 03 | Focus on the Family today urged corporations and individuals who donate to the United Way to exclude Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) from their charitable contributions. The action is in response to Big Brothers' national directive.
Austin-American Statesman Ad Proclaims: "Homosexuals Can Change"
14 Feb 03 | The pro-family organization is coming to Austin to host a one-day seminar designed to help concerned citizens understand the causes and prevention of homosexuality. Hundreds plan to attend the Saturday event, which will be held at Promiseland Church.
Poll Shows Parents Support Abstinence-Based Sex Education
13 Feb 03 | The Coalition for Adolescent Sexual Health, an ad hoc partnership of pro-family groups that includes Focus on the Family, released the results of a ground-breaking survey assessing parental attitudes on sex education today.
Focus Celebrates Black History Month
13 Feb 03 | Focus on the Family will be participating in celebrating Black History Month by recognizing the many and varied contributions made by those of African descent to the well being of this country.
FOF Brings its 20th Love Won Out Conference to Austin
11 Feb 03 | As Americans grapple with an onslaught of sexually confusing messages in the media, public schools and even churches, Focus on the Family will visit Austin, Texas to host a one-day symposium designed to help the public navigate the myths.