Monthly Archives: February 2015

Exclusive – Grandmother who refuses to conform beliefs speaks out

February 24, 2015 | 7 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

We encourage you to listen and share the story of Barronelle Stutzman – the 70-year-old grandmother being sued both personally and professionally for declining to make a floral arrangement for a same-sex wedding and referring three other florists for the … Read more

Response from Woman Sued for Beliefs on Marriage to Attorney General’s Settlement Offer

February 20, 2015 | 4 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

After a ruling this week that Arlene’s Flowers violated the law by declining to decorate for a same-sex ceremony, Washington’s Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, who initiated the legal action against the grandmother and small business owner, offered a settlement of … Read more

PA Family Institute Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

February 20, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Family | Tags: , , ,

With every financial donation given to our organization we are truly grateful for both the trust shown to us and the partnership created in advancing the protection of life, marriage & family and religious freedom. And we take our commitment … Read more

30-Year Veteran Fireman Fired For His Faith

February 19, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Kelvin Cochran has dedicated over 30 years of service to fighting fires. Now one of the most decorated Fire Chiefs in America was suspended, investigated and, despite investigators finding no cause for further action, was fired because of his Christian … Read more

Rep. Frankel’s HB 300 Would Authorize Personal Harm on Pennsylvanians

February 19, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

“Even if we were to legalize gay marriage, if a photographer had a personal reason for not wanting to photograph that wedding they would not be able to be sued or something would they?” – WITF Smart Talk host Nell … Read more

BREAKING: Court Authorizes “Personal Ruin” on Woman For Believing in Traditional Marriage

February 18, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

A judge has declared summary judgment against Barronelle Stutzman – the owner of Arlene’s Flowers that was sued by both the state of Washington and two men over not providing flowers for a same-sex wedding ceremony. Without even going to … Read more

Supreme Court Brief Filed in Support of Choose-Life License Plate

February 16, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Free Speech, pro-life | Tags: ,

We’re asking the high court to stop censorship of pro-life speech.

The Independence Law Center, in conjunction with Jonathan D. Christman of Fox Rothschild LLP,  filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Children First Foundation, a … Read more

Planned Parenthood’s Formula for Sex Education

February 12, 2015 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Parental rights, Sexuality | Tags: ,

Warning: linked content is not suitable for children.

Thousands of young people – starting as early as age 6 – are taught sex-ed by Planned Parenthood every year.¹ This education could be summed up by the following:

Porn x (50… Read more

City on the Hill: July 19-25, 2015

February 11, 2015 | No comments | Posted in City on the Hill | Tags: ,

What is City on the Hill?

“An amazing experience that left me feeling fully equipped to be a ‘city on a hill’ in my home, my community, my country, and my world.”

“It’s a life changing experience. What I … Read more

Fatherhood Affirmed in Super Bowl Ads

February 2, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Family | Tags: , , ,

It’s encouraging to see fatherhood being affirmed and appreciated in this year’s Super Bowl ads. Hopefully this shows we’re moving away from the comic renditions of dumb and disconnected Dads to highlighting the important influence a father has on their … Read more