Monthly Archives: October 2011

Let no one fool you, Senate Bill 732 is about protecting women

October 28, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Life | Tags: , , ,

My letter to the editor of the Patriot-News, published today:

Let no one fool you, Senate Bill 732 is about protecting women.

For far too long, women have been subjected to abortion clinics that have standards below those of any … Read more

Two Plead Guilty in Gosnell Case

October 27, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Life | Tags: , , ,

Adrienne Moton, and Sherry West, are scheduled to plead guilty for contributing to deaths that occurred in the filthy, unlicensed West Philadelphia abortion clinic run by Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Moton was an unlicensed worker who routinely and illegally administered anesthesia … Read more

School Choice Passes Senate, Now Onto House

October 27, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

Thank you to all who called and emailed your State Senator about Senate Bill 1!

By a 27-22 vote, the state Senate passed a school voucher plan that is targeted to low-income children attending poor-performing schools. The bill now heads … Read more

Don’t Miss This Special Adoption Event This Saturday!

October 26, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted in Family | Tags: , , , ,

Wait No More®: Finding Families for Pennsylvania’s Waiting Kids

Right now, more than 1,000 legal orphans in Pennsylvania foster care are waiting for adoptive families. Pennsylvania has more than 15,000 churches, and God has given clear commands for Christians to … Read more

Update on the Northmoreland Baptist Church Matter—And More!

October 26, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Update on the Northmoreland Baptist Church Matter—And More!

Thank you for your prayers for the Independence Law Center for the Northmoreland Baptist Church hearing in Wyoming County yesterday. The hearing went well, providing ample opportunity for the pastor of the … Read more

School Choice Advances: SB1 Passes Committee

October 25, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

Senate Bill 1 passed the Senate Education Committee this morning by a 9-2 vote. The school choice bill encompasses several advances in education reform: grants for children in the poorest performing schools in the state; expansion of the Education Improvement … Read more

Law Center in Court Today Defending Religious Liberty

October 25, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Prayer Request from Pennsylvania Family Institute: INDEPENDENCE LAW CENTER IN COURT TODAY DEFENDING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

This morning Randall Wenger, Chief Counsel of our Independence Law Center, and Lindsey Hoban, an allied attorney with Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia, are in Common … Read more

Mounting Doubts About Same-Sex “Marriage” | First Things

October 21, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , ,

Obama Administration Denies Funds for Sex-Trafficking Victims

October 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

President Obama failed to renew the $19 million grant awarded to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for providing assistance to human trafficking victims. The office helped 2,700 victims of human trafficking obtain food, clothing and access to medical care.… Read more

PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative

October 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , , , ,

Press Release 10-12-11

PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative

(Harrisburg, October 12, 2011) Pennsylvania Family Council, the advocacy arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, applauds Gov. Tom Corbett’s initiative to expand school choice and provide stronger accountability … Read more