Monthly Archives: January 2014

Harrisburg 101 Off the Launchpad

January 29, 2014 | 3 comments | Posted in education, Politics | Tags: , , ,

by Michael Geer

Despite the 6 degree weather and the prospect of our State Capitol building being filled with union protesters, about a dozen citizens from throughout central Pennsylvania braved the elements and joined us for our inaugural Harrisburg 101 … Read more

Another Clinic Closes (and it’s a Planned Parenthood), 8th clinic closing in PA since 2012

January 16, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

If you go to the website listed for the Collegeville Planned Parenthood clinic, you’ll find this message: “The following error occurred while running this page…Health center information is unavailable at this time.”

That’s because the clinic officially shut their doors … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Doesn’t Have Final Say on Same-Sex Unions

January 16, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

A well-written column written by our friends at Family Research Council:

To the casual observer, the Supreme Court seems to have given its stamp of approval to same-sex marriage, and both Congress and the states have been … Read more

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

The Real Legacy of Abortion-on-Demand

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen/Pennsylvania Family Institute

Great but sobering column by Joni Eareckson Tada (of the Joni and Friends ministry) that really shows what I would call the legacy of Roe v. Wade, and the sad-but-true slippery slope that ushered in … Read more

Take Action to Provide More Parental Freedom in Education

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

As parents, we want to be able to choose the education for our children and have the government respect those choices. There is currently a bill in the State House that would provide more freedom for parents who choose to … Read more

Our Top 25 List

January 6, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

2014 marks a special year for Pennsylvania Family Institute. With the support of families across Pennsylvania, we have been able to make a difference since 1989 — 25 years of protecting life, marriage and religious freedom; of protecting the family … Read more

Jan 1: We’re Already at Work on Your Behalf

January 1, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

The New Year is barely 16 hours old, and already the Pennsylvania Family Institute team is at work advancing the cause of religious liberty and rights of conscience for you and all Americans.

Today, Randy Wenger, Chief Counsel of PFI’s … Read more