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Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Endorses Florida Amendment Banning All Abortions

Contact: Pastor Bryan Longworth, Personhood Florida, 772-237-1586

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Personhood Florida received a major endorsement this week from Family Research Council's (FRC) Tony Perkins. Similar to the Personhood Amendment recently on the ballot in Mississippi, the Florida Amendment bans all abortion. Personhood FL will use this endorsement to encourage FRC's extensive network of politically active pastors to distribute the Florida ProLife Personhood Amendment Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 22, the anniversary of Roe-v-Wade.

In his endorsement, Perkins said, "I applaud the good folks of Florida for challenging the culture of death and championing life at all stages. The Florida ProLife Personhood Amendment is a reflection of a growing pro-life sentiment across the country and points toward a post-Roe era. I support the petition drive for this amendment and look forward to the day it can go before the voters in Florida."

Personhood FL Director Pastor Bryan Longworth praised the endorsement, "For a long time, we have sought the endorsement of Tony Perkins. Because of their consistent stand for Biblical values, Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council have developed a large network of pastors and churches who stand boldly for the sanctity of human life, traditional marriage, and other key issues. With this endorsement, Personhood Florida will have credibility when encouraging churches and pastors to collect signatures for the new Florida ProLife Personhood Amendment Petition. Thank you Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council for standing boldly to defend innocent human life."

Personhood FL will utilize Perkins' endorsement to encourage every pastor in Florida to distribute the ProLife Personhood Amendment in their churches Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 22, 2012. Personhood FL is recruiting volunteers to contact every pastor, every church in Florida by January 22. "January 22 marks the 39th anniversary of Roe-v-Wade, and we believe that it's time for abortion to end in America," Longworth remarked.

Tony Perkins and FRC have led the way in defending religious freedom in the public square, protecting the unborn and their mothers, defending and strengthening one man/one woman marriage, and promoting pro-family public policy.

Pastor Bryan Longworth is the number one ranked prolifer on Twitter @BryanLongworth, serves as the director of Personhood FL.  Longworth is a Wall Builders Black Robe Regiment Pastor and a Family Research Council (FRC) Watchmen on the Wall Pastor. Longworth has participated in the Alliance Defense Fund's (ADF) Pulpit Freedom Sunday since 2010.