The American Family Association (AFA) is a non-profit organization that promotes Christian conservative values. 1 2 3 4 Founded in 1977 by Reverend Donald Wildmon as National Federation for Decency with its headquarters in Tupelo , Mississippi . Donald Wildmon is the chairman of the AFA; And his son, Tim Wildmon, is the President of the organization. 5
The AFA defines itself as “a Christian organization that promotes the biblical ethic of decency in American society with a major emphasis on TV and other media” 6 7 The organization seeks to promote its goals through activities such as boycotts, “Action alerts”, e-mails, publications on the organization’s sites and in the AFA Journal, broadcasting information on American Family Radio and seeking political support (lobbying), 8 and legal Through the Center for Law and Policy of the AFA (Center for Law and Policy).
The organization has an annual budget of about $ 14 million and owns 180 American Family Radio stations in 28 states . Referring to Fig.
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- Back to top↑ ” American Family Association Attacks Ford’s Family-Friendly Policies After Failed Disney Boycott .” GLADD . 2005-06-01 . Retrieved on 2007-06-17 .
- Back to top↑ Peter H Stone, Bara Vaida, ” Christian Soldiers “. National Journal . Washington, Dec 4, 2004. Volume 36, Issue 49, pg. 3596