Monthly Archives: August 2012

Another ITYS Moment? TV/Pop culture really DOES influence kids

August 24, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

by Tom Shaheen

In the early years of my history here at the Pennsylvania Family Institute and at least through the 1990s, we – along with national groups such as Focus on the Family, Parents Television Council and others – … Read more

America’s First Liberty is Under Assault

August 20, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen

Hostility against religious liberty has reached an all-time high, and the attacks are increasing at an unprecedented rate. America’s First Liberty – the freedom of religion – is being pushed out of public life, our schools, and … Read more

Tragedy Averted at Family Research Council Offices

August 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Wednesday morning at the offices of the Family Research Council in Washington, DC, a man entered the building and made remarks about “not liking FRC’s politics.” An FRC building manager, Leo Johnson, took interest in the man’s intentions for being … Read more

Good News for Marriage in Hawaii, Federal Judge Gets it Right!

August 9, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

by Tom Shaheen

“If the traditional institution of marriage is to be restructured, as sought by Plaintiffs, it should be done by a democratically-elected legislature or the people through a constitutional amendment, not through judicial legislation that would inappropriately preempt … Read more

24 Hours of Radio-Activity

August 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

I always appreciate the opportunity to appear as a guest on talk radio – even when the host or the callers disagree with my viewpoints. The on-air give-and-take on significant issues of the day can help bring light to a … Read more

New Scholarship Program Opportunity for Businesses to Help Pennsylvania Kids

August 2, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , ,

From the Commonwealth Foundation:

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development issued new guidelines regarding the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program.Businesses can begin applying for tax credits on August 8.

Information for parents and students is Read more