Monthly Archives: June 2019

Gov. Wolf’s EITC veto failed thousands of families. So what will our lawmakers do?

June 25, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Children, education | Tags:

By: Allison Rishel

In a move of colossal injustice, Governor Tom Wolf failed Pennsylvania’s families and children by vetoing an expansion of the highly popular Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Now he must answer to the tens of thousands … Read more

Life Action Conference July 23-24, 2019

June 21, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags:

PA Family Council’s Life Action Conference is just one month away! Tickets are selling fast so if you have not yet registered, please do so by clicking here or going to pafamily.org/lifeaction2019.

Here’s some answers to help fill you … Read more

The Bladensburg Peace Cross Will Remain, But the Supreme Court Missed an Opportunity

June 20, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

By: Curtis Schube

On Thursday, the Supreme Court in American Legion et. al. v. American Humanist Association, decided that the Bladensburg Peace Cross, which was erected nearly 100 years ago and has stood on public land in Maryland for roughly … Read more

PA National Guard Allows Tour for ‘Trail Life USA’ Troop After Letter from Legal Groups

June 19, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Children, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Scouting troop had been denied equal access to National Guard Facility because of its religious affiliation

Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard yesterday agreed to allow a Pennsylvania-based Trail Life USA scouting troop to tour the facility after the Independence Law … Read more

Governor Wolf Vetoes EITC Expansion Bill, Denies Opportunity for Families to Access the Best Education for their Children

June 18, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in education | Tags:

Pennsylvania Family Institute today expresses disappointment with Governor Wolf’s veto of House Bill 800, which would have helped thousands of needy families by expanding the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

“Governor Wolf, with the stroke of his veto pen, … Read more

Join us for three free showings of Unplanned on June 22-23

June 14, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , , , ,

Pennsylvania Family Institute is sponsoring three free movie screenings of Unplanned with WJTL FM 90.3 Lancaster on Saturday, June 22 (7:30 PM) and Sunday, June 23 (4:30 PM and 7:30 PM) at The Junction Center – Landis Hall in Manheim.

Free admission – RSVP required – … Read more

Action Needed: Help parents choose the right school for their child

June 13, 2019 | No comments | Posted in education, Parental rights | Tags: , , ,

House Bill 800, introduced by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), is a bill that will help more families to send their children to the school of their choice, including private school. It is now on the Governor’s desk and we … Read more

First Ever Life Action Conference

June 12, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags: , , , , , ,

Don’t miss guest speakers Hawkins, Klusendorf, and Centofante!

The 2019 Life Action Conference, that will be held July 23-24 at Lancaster Bible College, is PA Family’s inaugural pro-life event of its kind. This will be a time dedicated to … Read more