Monthly Archives: April 2012

Very Real Threats to Our Religious Freedom – Listen on Saturday!

April 27, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

This Saturday, April 28, Michael Geer, Randall Wenger of the Independence Law Center, Doug Myer of WDAC and Dr. Peter Teague, president of Lancaster Bible College will be on the Spotlight Radio Program with Greg Barton.

The program will be … Read more

A Mention from the Doctor of Democracy

April 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Life, Politics | Tags: , , ,

In one short moment today, more people heard the name “Pennsylvania Family Institute” than all those who ever heard it before, combined! How? Radio host Rush Limbaugh spoke on his show today about the defeat of former Planned Parenthood executive … Read more

Taking a “Marriage Test Drive” a Prescription for Failure

April 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: ,

Posted by Michael Geer

A recent column in the Sunday New York Times provides an insightful look at the growth of cohabitation in America, the reality that it actually increases the likelihood of divorce should the couple later marry, and … Read more

Randy Wenger Gives a Lesson on James Wilson

April 25, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , ,

Check out this lecture on founding father, James Wilson, from attorney Randall Wenger of our Independence Law Center. Randy gave this lecture as part of the American Founders luncheon series from Grove City College.

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Who Won Yesterday?

April 25, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags:

Check out election results from around the state: more

Election Day is Tomorrow – April 24!

April 23, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Institute Primary Voters’ Guide

*Additional candidates have responded*

Your vote is your voice, and your right to vote is a privilege, one of the precious freedoms many have fought and died to protect. It should not … Read more

‘Don’t Let This Be This Only Pro-life Thing You Do This Year’

April 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Life, Sexuality, Uncategorized | Tags:

“Don’t let this be the ONLY pro-life thing you do this year!” was the charge to more than 600 banquet attendees in Harrisburg by Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood director, now pro-life advocate.

It was the closing point of a … Read more

Primary Election Voters’ Guide is Online Now!

April 12, 2012 | 8 comments | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Council Primary Voters’ Guide

Primary Election Guides posted and ready to print! Races covered: President US Senate US House (contested races only) Attorney General (contested race only) Auditor General (contested race only State Senate (contested races … Read more


April 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

The Independence Law Center, with assistance from attorney Lindsey Hoban of Ballard Spahr, obtained an important court victory on behalf of a small church in rural Northeastern Pennsylvania. In the case, Northmoreland Baptist Church v. Wyoming County … Read more

The Christian Divorce Rate Myth

April 3, 2012 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , , , ,

Written by Glenn T. Stanton

“Christians divorce at roughly the same rate as the world!” It’s one of the most quoted stats by Christian leaders today. And it’s perhaps one of the most inaccurate.

Based on the best data available, … Read more