Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gambling Addiction: Coming Home to Roost

February 26, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Gambling, Health, Life, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

My good friend, and former Pa State Legislator Jeff Coleman today shared an article on Facebook from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on the damage caused by gambling addiction.  When Jeff was in the legislature, he was a strong and strategic … Read more

New York’s Abortion Proposal Deadly for Women

February 25, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

By Dan Bartkowiak

I have yet to find a good piece of recent news coming from the state of New York. In a recent visit to my hometown of Fredonia, NY the local newspaper shared these discouraging headlines: Developer of … Read more

40 Years After Roe – Abortion Atrocities

February 21, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , , ,

Here we are, 40 years after Roe v Wade, when we were promised that abortion would be safe, legal and rare. And yet, not only are millions of unborn babies still being murdered, but women are still receiving atrocious medical … Read more

Sex Tutorial in PA College Chapel

February 21, 2013 | 3 comments | Posted in College, education, Family, marriage, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

The conservative college news website The College Fix, in an article by Allegheny College student Katie McHugh, brings word of a sexually graphic event hosted in that school’s Ford Memorial Chapel in Meadville, PA.  (See link … Read more

Head Start ends up being a false start

February 20, 2013 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

Head Start, the federal program for pre-kindergarten children from low-income families, costs taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the program’s effectiveness, the results … Read more

Myth Busters: ‘Victims’ of marriage laws?

February 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

by Tom Shaheen, PA Family Institute

Those of us who care about marriage await the U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of the “gay marriage” challenge to California’s Proposition 8, where a majority of citizens of all political stripes approved of keeping … Read more

40 Days for Life Starts February 13

February 12, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

From 40DaysforLife.com:

It’s official! The first 40 Days for Life campaign of 2013 will take place in 261 locations from coast to coast in the United States and Canada … plus cities in England, Australia, Poland and Spain — … Read more

Obamacare “Compromise” on HHS Mandate Falls Short

February 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

From Alliance Defending Freedom:

The Obama Administration proposed a new regulation regarding religious organizations and the HHS preventive services mandate, which, among other things, required a huge number of employers to cover (without cost sharing) contraceptives, abortifacients, sterilization, and … Read more

A Letter to the National Board of Boy Scouts of America

February 1, 2013 | 8 comments | Posted in Sexuality | Tags: ,

Never in my life have I felt as vulnerable or bewildered as I have following the recent statement by the Boy Scouts of America regarding its possible shift in national membership policies.

My name is Kenneth J. Hager, and Scouting … Read more