Tony Perkins

Anthony Perkins serves as president of the Family Research Council, a self described Christian conservative policy and lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C., its stated mission is "to advance faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture from a Christian worldview".

Perkins is an outspoken supporter for Israel and has led numerous tours to the Holy Land. He also served two terms as a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. In 2018, he was appointed as one of the nine commissioners to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.

For a large number of Christians, there are two primary reasons to support Israel. We have the Jewish people to thank for our faith and we are instructed in Scripture not only to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, but are told that those who bless Israel will be blessed. Secondly, it is in the national security interest of the United States to support Israel...

Tony Perkins President, Family Research Council

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