Monthly Archives: April 2018

Did your State Representative vote YES on the Down Syndrome Protection Act?

April 19, 2018 | 3 comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: , ,

On Monday, April 16, after a lengthy floor debate, the PA House of Representatives voted 139-56 to pass House Bill 2050 – the Down Syndrome Protection Act! That’s a 71% majority vote and a veto-proof majority! That means despite Governor … Read more

Diaper Drive: PA Family Institute & Go Beyond (May 5-12)

April 18, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life | Tags: , , ,

Starting Saturday, May 5th, join Pennsylvania Family Institute and Go Beyond (a church-led week of community service) in helping pregnancy resource centers in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

Many pregnancy centers in the area are in need of diapers and this … Read more

Be Informed: 2018 Primary Voter’s Guide – PaFamilyVoter.com

April 16, 2018 | 7 comments | Posted in Voting | Tags: , ,

Covered races include: U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, Governor, Lt. Governor, State Senate (even-numbered districts) and State House. PaFamilyVoter.com is: Personalized: Identify just the candidates that will appear on your ballot – including your new Congressional district. Factual: All answers are… Read more

Mother’s Message to State Lawmakers: “Either Down syndrome is a life worth living or it’s not.”

April 16, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: ,

By Jessica Capitani

Imagine if someone said, “No one forced us to have our daughter. And as much as we love her, we would never force anyone else to have a girl. Instead we would like to persuade people that … Read more

When a politician tells you (fill in the blank), can you believe it?

April 16, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags:

It is increasingly challenging for voters and constituents to know whether what they’re hearing from candidates and elected officials about key issues is really the truth.

That’s where Pennsylvania Family Council’s new “WhenAPoliticianTellsYou.com” web tool can help you … Read more

Coming soon: 2018 Primary Election Voter’s Guide

April 11, 2018 | 4 comments | Posted in Voting | Tags: , ,

Available after April 15th: Primary Election 2018 Voter’s Guide – Visit www.PAFamilyVoter.com for a FREE personalized voter’s guide to the May 15th Primary.

Printed version: Our printed Primary Election Voter’s Guides will cover the races for US Senate and Governor. … Read more

Pennsylvanians Speak Out: Pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act

April 11, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags:

People from across Pennsylvania are speaking out in favor of the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050. Please hear and share their stories:

Instead of congratulations, this mom was told this: The repeated response from doctors, nurses and… Read more

Roll call & highlights from committee vote: Down Syndrome Protection Act

April 9, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags:

Today, the first legislative step was taken in the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050 – with a passing vote out of the PA House Health Committee (17-9 bipartisan vote – see roll call below) chaired by State … Read more