Monthly Archives: October 2013
by Tom Shaheen, V.P. for Policy
Yesterday, I testified for the Pennsylvania Family Institute on a panel before the state House Education Committee. We were there to support long-needed legislation – HB 1588 – to protect church-affiliated educational preschool programs … Read more
What’s in the guide?
Candidates for retention in: State Supreme Court Superior Court Court of Common Pleas by county
Candidates for: State Superior Court Court of Common Pleas by … Read more
Gov. Chris Christie New Jersey Gov. ordered his administration to withdraw an appeal of a state Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriages.
Thank you to Governor Tom Corbett for not backing down in defending marriage, even while … Read more
by Tom Shaheen, V.P. for Policy, PA Family Institute
Through our almost-25 years of advocating for families in Pennsylvania’s capitol, we at the Pennsylvania Family Institute have certainly encountered our share of public sector (i.e. taxpayer-funded government) union advocacy – … Read more
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”
The … Read more
Are you looking for more information on Common Core, and how it affects you in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania Family Institute has gathered the following links to national and state groups who provide some great information and analysis for parents and others … Read more
by Brandon McGinley
On Tuesday of this week, I had an article published in the online journal Public Discourse arguing that “gender identity non-discrimination” legislation like Pennsylvania’s HB/SB 300 will necessarily lead to a functional prohibition on sex segregated personal … Read more
A Gallaudet University official suspended last year after she exercised free speech at church filed a lawsuit against the school.
Angela McCaskill was placed on administrative leave after she affirmed marriage after signing a petition for a … Read more