Monthly Archives: May 2012

Obama Leads Party to Defeat Gendercide Ban

May 31, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

From Lifenews.com:

Democrats in the House of Representatives prevented passage of a bill that would ban sex-selection abortions. The legislation needed a two-thirds vote and Democrats voted overwhelmingly against the legislation after President Barack Obama and Planned Parenthood came … Read more

9am Thurs. May 31: TV Debate – Marriage in PA

May 30, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags: , , ,

Randy Wenger, Chief Counsel for our Independence Law Center, debates in support of marriage on PCN & we’re asking if you’d be able to help us with 3 action steps: PCN Live Call-In Show with Randy Wenger, Esq. Tonight,… Read more

Planned Parenthood Gendercide

May 30, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life | Tags: , , , , , ,

Lila Rose and the Live Action team released a new video on Tuesday showing gendercide at Planned Parenthood. The video is first in a new series titled “Gendercide: Sex-Selection in America,” exposing the practice of sex-selective abortion in the United … Read more

Support for Traditional Marriage Still Overwhelming in PA

May 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

A poll released today by Public Policy Polling indicates that, despite President Obama’s declaration of support for same-sex “marriage” and despite widespread efforts to stigmatize supporters of traditional marriage, only 35% of Pennsylvanians support redefining marriage.

“But … Read more

Funding Women’s Health, Not Abortion

May 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life | Tags: , , , , , ,

For Immediate Release May 23, 2012

(Harrisburg, PA) – “It’s time for Planned Parenthood to come clean,” announced Thomas Shaheen, Vice-President for Policy of the Pennsylvania Family Council.

“They claim they do not use taxpayer dollars to pay for abortions. … Read more

Sleeping Giant?

May 22, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

As was widely reported yesterday, 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions, including the Archdioceses of New York and Washington, DC, and the University of Notre Dame,  filed suit against the federal government over the unprecedented attack on religious … Read more

Who is speaking at City on the Hill 2012?

May 18, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Part of the experience of City on the Hill is our students engaging with some of today’s most influential and effective leaders.

Those leaders for this summer’s 12th annual City on the Hill (July 22-28) will be:

 

  Glenn Stanton, … Read more

The President Endorses Divorce; Slams Monogamy?

May 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

“Imagine a scenario in which the President of the United States used his bully pulpit do declare to the country that divorce was a good thing…”

Joseph Backholm, my colleague at the Family Policy Institute of Washington outside Seattle, wrote … Read more

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Prison-Bound Speakers & Reform

May 14, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics | Tags: , , ,

By Michael Geer

This afternoon, a former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, a Democrat, will report to the Dauphin County Courthouse to begin serving a prison sentence for his conviction on corruption charges. He joins a Republican former … Read more

North Carolina Continues Perfect Streak for Marriage

May 10, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Marriage has a perfect batting average when it comes to state marriage amendments that provide the opportunity for citizens to have the ability to affirm marriage between a husband and wife.

The citizens of North Carolina once again affirmed marriage … Read more