Posts Tagged ‘Tony Perkins’

GOP Platform Has Big Plans for D.C.

Last week's shooting at Tony Perkins' downtown Family Research Council hasn't changed the religious conservative's mind when it comes to the wisdom of allowing more guns to the District. Speaking at the Republican Platform Committee's meeting today, Perkins offered a resolution supporting expanded gun rights in the D.C.
Also on the GOP plank for Washington: a section about [...]

Security Guard Shot at Family Research Council

Update: The suspect has been identified as Floyd Corkins, 28.
Update: ARLnow reports that the FBI has blocked off a portion of the East Falls Church Metro parking lot, while NBC Washington reports that two gun magazines and materials related to Chick-fil-A were in the suspect's backpack.
Update: In a press conference filmed by Talking Points Memo, [...]

Fox 5 Anchors Dance Gracefully to “Da Butt”

Just kidding. But this morning's video of Fox 5 anchors Allison Seymour and Tony Perkins and weatherman Tucker Barnes dancing while Experience Unlimited plays its go-go classic definitely belongs in the next oral history of the song. Keep an eye on Barnes, who starts by mimicking Perkins but develops a style all his own.
Video after [...]

Anti-Gay Marriage Rally Light on District Residents

Freedom Plaza briefly found itself this morning at the center of the culture wars, when about 150 folks gathered to protest the D.C. Council's recent vote to recognize same-sex marriages in other states.
Bishop Harry Jackson, a D.C.-resident minister who leads a Bowie, Md.-based flock, assembled the group with the help of the Family Research Council, [...]

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