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Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) today announced that Dave Hutchens, Senior Pastor at Walnut Hill Bible Church in Baraboo, has received its 2017 John Witherspoon Award. John Witherspoon (1723-1794) was an American minister of the Gospel and as such was the only cleric to sign the Declaration of Independence. He served as president of Princeton University (1768-1794). Born in Scotland, Witherspoon came to America at the...

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Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt to receive William Wilberforce Freedom Award Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) will today present State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt with its 2017 William Wilberforce Freedom Award. William Wilberforce was an 18th century Member of Parliament, serving from 1780, when he was just 21 years old, to 1825, when he retired due to health problems.  For 44 years Wilberforce tirelessly worked to abolish...

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Madison, WI—Wisconsin Family Council President Julaine Appling released the following statement regarding the organization‘s participation in a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Jack Philips and Masterpiece Cakeshop. “As part of its mission to defend free speech and religious liberty, Wisconsin Family Council joined 32 other pro-family policy organizations in filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court last week in support of a...

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Lorri Pickens  920-358-7980 or Lorri@citizensagainstgambling.com Forum on Combatting Legalization of Internet Gambling Draws Dozens of Citizens Burlington –  Citizens Against Expanded Gambling and Wisconsin Family Council partnered to hold their first forum last night, drawing a crowd of 39 participants in Burlington.  The forum informed citizens on the facts about the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS)...

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Wisconsin students exercise their religious freedoms, joining with students from across the nation Madison, WI – More than 300,000 students across the nation are expected to take part in Focus on the Family’s third annual “Bring Your Bible to School Day” on Thursday, Oct. 6. This student-led event is a simple way for children and teens to celebrate religious freedom and to share the hope and inspiration they receive from reading their...

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American Conservative Union Foundation and Wisconsin Family Council Unveil Report on Underlying Reasons for State’s Rank (18th) on Family Prosperity Index State’s Lackluster Entrepreneurial Activity, Low Marriage Rate Contribute to Migration of Residents to Other States, Create Drag on Family Prosperity Madison, WI, (June 28, 2016) — The American Conservative Union Foundation, along with its state partner, Wisconsin Family...

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Click HERE! Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) has announced the recipients of its first-ever legislator and pastor awards. On Thursday, September 24, Wisconsin Family Council will present its “William Wilberforce Freedom Award” to Wisconsin State Assembly Rep. André Jacque (R-De Pere). WFC’s “John Witherspoon” award will go to Bob Loggans, Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in...

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