Monthly Archives: October 2011
My letter to the editor of the Patriot-News, published today:
Let no one fool you, Senate Bill 732 is about protecting women.
For far too long, women have been subjected to abortion clinics that have standards below those of any … Read more
Adrienne Moton, and Sherry West, are scheduled to plead guilty for contributing to deaths that occurred in the filthy, unlicensed West Philadelphia abortion clinic run by Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Moton was an unlicensed worker who routinely and illegally administered anesthesia … Read more
Thank you to all who called and emailed your State Senator about Senate Bill 1!
By a 27-22 vote, the state Senate passed a school voucher plan that is targeted to low-income children attending poor-performing schools. The bill now heads … Read more
Wait No More®: Finding Families for Pennsylvania’s Waiting Kids
Right now, more than 1,000 legal orphans in Pennsylvania foster care are waiting for adoptive families. Pennsylvania has more than 15,000 churches, and God has given clear commands for Christians to … Read more
Update on the Northmoreland Baptist Church Matter—And More!
Thank you for your prayers for the Independence Law Center for the Northmoreland Baptist Church hearing in Wyoming County yesterday. The hearing went well, providing ample opportunity for the pastor of the … Read more
Senate Bill 1 passed the Senate Education Committee this morning by a 9-2 vote. The school choice bill encompasses several advances in education reform: grants for children in the poorest performing schools in the state; expansion of the Education Improvement … Read more
Prayer Request from Pennsylvania Family Institute: INDEPENDENCE LAW CENTER IN COURT TODAY DEFENDING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY
This morning Randall Wenger, Chief Counsel of our Independence Law Center, and Lindsey Hoban, an allied attorney with Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia, are in Common … Read more
Important article by Brian Raum. Mounting Doubts About Same-Sex “Marriage” | First Things.… Read more
President Obama failed to renew the $19 million grant awarded to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for providing assistance to human trafficking victims. The office helped 2,700 victims of human trafficking obtain food, clothing and access to medical care.… Read more
Press Release 10-12-11
PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative
(Harrisburg, October 12, 2011) Pennsylvania Family Council, the advocacy arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, applauds Gov. Tom Corbett’s initiative to expand school choice and provide stronger accountability … Read more