Monthly Archives: September 2011

Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Edges Out Christian Adoption Agency

September 15, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) informed the Evangelical Child and Family Agency (ECFA) — a 61-year-old group that has been contracting with the state to place foster children in homes since 1965 — that its contract … Read more

NC Voters Get Chance to Vote on Marriage

September 14, 2011 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The North Carolina Senate followed the lead of the state House and approved a proposed state constitutional amendment defining marriage only as one man and one woman. North Carolina voters will decide whether to add the proposed amendment to the … Read more

Fatherhood Begins in the Womb

September 14, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

A new pro-life billboard campaign in California has a clear message for the African-American community:  Fatherhood begins in the womb. That’s what a group of black pro-life advocates want people to know.

The billboards are sponsored by The Radiance Foundation, … Read more

Federal Judge Rules Obamacare Mandate Unconstitutional

September 13, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Health, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The requirement in the national health-care overhaul law that individuals buy health insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday in a question that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to settle.

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Religious Liberty Threat: Forced Benefits for Gay Partners

September 13, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that will require all businesses that have contracts in excess of $100,000 with the state to provide benefits to the same-sex partners of homosexual employees.

Ron Prentice of ProtectMarriage.com, said that at the … Read more

Canada Judge: Infanticide Allowed

September 13, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health | Tags: , , , ,

Pro-life advocates have been speaking out about the importance of life for over 30 years. We’ve been warning that a society that does not value the life of the unborn will soon not value the life of those who are … Read more

Strong Preference Given to Pro-Abortion Groups for Anti-Sex Trafficking Grants

September 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Health, Sexuality | Tags: , , , ,

U.S. Health officials are prioritizing abortion-friendly clinics over pro-life and religious facilities in handing out grants to help sex trafficking victims.

Planned Parenthood clinics, which will likely benefit significantly from the grant prioritization, have been found by undercover sting operations … Read more

PFI Headquarters Safe & Dry

September 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Thanks for the calls and emails of concern regarding the Harrisburg flooding and the Pennsylvania Family Institute offices. All is well at our office. Although our building sits right on the riverfront (across from City Island) it is on high … Read more

President Obama Goes After Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors

September 7, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health | Tags: , ,

NPR reports, Obama is deciding to crack down on those protesting, conducting sidewalk counseling, or even praying for the mothers and their babies.

None of this is surprising.

This President, as a State Senator, voted against a bill requiring … Read more

Budget Crunch – Most PA Teachers Refused Pay Freeze

September 6, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Teachers in nearly four out of five districts ignored Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for a voluntary pay freeze. Governor Corbett’s reaction: “You see a lot of teachers that were laid off in districts that refused to take a wage freeze, … Read more