5 Things Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Want You To Know

December 8, 2016 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags: ,

You – and every taxpayer in Pennsylvania (whether you like it or not) – gave a raise to Planned Parenthood. The most recent totals for Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania show they received a 15% increase in government grants (i.e. your tax dollars) in 2015. The raise brought their total taxpayer funding that year to nearly $6… Read more »

Will PA Issue Fines for Views On Marriage? Not On My Watch.

December 4, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Good people have been fined and put out of business in states like Colorado and New Mexico because of their views on marriage. Will that happen in Pennsylvania? Not on my watch. Look what’s happened in various parts of the country: Elaine Huguenin – Fined $6,600 and forced out of the wedding industry in New… Read more »

Planned Parenthood Closes THREE Clinics in PA After Spending $30 million on election

December 3, 2016 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags: ,

Marks Nine Planned Parenthood facility shut downs in PA since 2013. FACT: Planned Parenthood’s facility coverage in Pennsylvania has dropped 25% since 2013 and yet in their latest reporting year taxpayer funding increased by 15%. Since the 2016 election season completed, of which Planned Parenthood spent a whopping $30 million+ on pro-abortion candidates, Planned Parenthood has announced… Read more »

#GivingTuesday: Our needs are greater than we can provide

November 28, 2016 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Update by Randall Wenger, Chief Counsel for the Independence Law Center As you consider making any contributions to important causes this Giving Tuesday, may I request your donation in support of growing our religious freedom outreach? We have been swamped with requests from those seeking help from attacks on religious freedom. Please support the work of… Read more »

PA Family Institute: Why We Do What We Do

November 28, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags:

  Pennsylvania Family Institute is the state’s leading pro-life, pro-family advocacy organization. Your partnership with us helps to advance the core issues of life, marriage and family and religious freedom throughout the Commonwealth. Click here to contribute.

Our son is the reason PA should update its quarter-century-old abortion law

November 27, 2016 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags:

By: Jason & Tammy Dreistadt Why does Pennsylvania permit late-term abortion at the same time in pregnancy that my son was born? As parents, you learn quickly how precious life is when your child is faced with life-or-death circumstances. Our oldest son, Will, was born extremely premature at 24 weeks, 6 days. He weighed less than… Read more »

Invest in City on the Hill this #GivingTuesday

November 27, 2016 | No comments | Posted in City on the Hill | Tags:

Help transform the life of a high-school student: provide a scholarship to attend City on the Hill Description: You can help equip and engage the next generation of Christian leaders by supporting students to attend City on the Hill.  This unique one-week experience for high school students is designed to teach worldview principles and develop… Read more »

BREAKING: PA Senate to vote on ending late-term abortion

November 16, 2016 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags:

***UPDATE: Unfortunately, no Senate vote took place on HB1948. Click here to read PA Family Council’s Vice President for Policy Tom Shaheen’s response to this. We just learned that the Pennsylvania State Senate will vote TODAY on HB1948, which would end late-term and dismemberment abortions in Pennsylvania. TAKE ACTION: Send an email (tinyurl.com/endlateterm) or call your… Read more »

MUST WATCH: Her opening argument in the Washington florist’s case is spot on

November 15, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

What I learned watching Barronelle Stutzman’s court case arguments  By: Dan Bartkowiak I just finished watching the oral arguments in the case against the Washington florist and if there’s one lesson to learn, it’s that Pennsylvania does not want to reach the point where small business owners are before the State Supreme Court defending their… Read more »

Will you stand with Barronelle?

November 14, 2016 | 6 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Washington State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case, State of Washington v. Arlene’s Flowers. No one should be punished by the government for peacefully living and working consistent with her beliefs. Yet that’s exactly what’s happening to Barronelle Stutzman, a 73-year-old grandmother and florist in Washington State. Barronelle is… Read more »