Monthly Archives: August 2013

Study Exposes Polling Bias with Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Questions

August 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, V.P., Pennsylvania Family Institute

We are pounded over and over again in the media and by gay activists with the idea that same-sex marriage is “inevitable,” if only those who hold to the time-tested definition of marriage … Read more

Action needed on bill that threatens our religious freedoms

August 22, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

For more than 10 years and with your help, Pennsylvania Family Council has successfully stood against attempts to amend Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Act to create special protected classes for “actual or perceived” “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.”

Why?

Because we … Read more

How to think about new Calif. ‘transgender’ student law

August 15, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen

Today’s Washington Post ‘On Faith’ column is a very timely and insightful piece by Dr Russell Moore on California’s new law that mandates schools to enact a policy on open access to bathrooms, lockers rooms, etc., that … Read more

In 24 years, this may be one of the biggest gatherings we’ve ever had

August 13, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family | Tags: , , , ,

Only 30 Days until Courage to Stand with Dr. Ben Carson

We’re less than one month away from Dr. Ben Carson being in Hershey for our Friends of the Family banquet on Sept. 7th. And we’re so excited to say … Read more

Pa. attorney general ignores ‘rule of law’

August 6, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags:

By: Randy Wenger  (Published in The Morning Call on August 6)

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to forgo defending Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act has undermined the rule of law in Pennsylvania.

There are plenty of political issues across Pennsylvania … Read more

Appeal in Conestoga Woods Religious Freedom Case

August 1, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Our Chief Counsel for the Independence Law Center, Randall Wenger, is one of the lead attorneys in this case, fighting for the religious freedom of the owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties, Inc in Lancaster. Read the update below. Consider supporting … Read more

On Marriage, Pitts and Corbett Raze Kane

August 1, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags: , , ,

Pennsylvania makes national headlines:

From Family Research Council:

Either the President’s lawlessness is rubbing off — or some state officials have forgotten how to read. Nothing else seems to explain the decision by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who … Read more