Monthly Archives: November 2016

#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 … 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.… Read more

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

First Action By Planned Parenthood After Spending Millions This Election: Close Another Clinic

November 11, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion | Tags:

7th Planned Parenthood facility to close in PA since 2013.

On the heels of their record political spending this election, Planned Parenthood announces they are closing another facility in Pennsylvania, marking the 7th closing since 2013.

Planned Parenthood, the … Read more

Four Takeaways from Election Day

November 10, 2016 | 2 comments | Posted in Voting | Tags:

This has been an historic election: voter turnout was significant, pre-election polling was shown to be flawed, and conventional wisdom about the expected results flew out the window last night as real numbers started to trickle in.

Details on the … Read more

These Individual Candidate Pages Help Cut Through the Ad Noise

November 2, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Voting | Tags:

In addition to receiving your free, personalized voter guide at for the candidates on your ballot this Election, we have individual candidate pages with guide information that’s easily accessible and shareable:

President of the United States

Hillary Clinton (D)… Read more