Monthly Archives: October 2019

Video: PA State Rep Wendy Ullman claims a miscarriage is “just a mess on a napkin”

October 31, 2019 | 5 comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags: , ,

In one of the most insensitive comments ever uttered by a Pennsylvania State legislator, Representative Wendy Ullman (D-Bucks) complained about a bill dealing with a healthcare facility’s handling of miscarried or aborted babies, calling it a fuss over what she … Read more

Bill to Respect the Humanity of Unborn Children Passes State House Committee

October 29, 2019 | 8 comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , , ,

Today, the Pennsylvania State House Health Committee passed HB 1890, a bill that requires healthcare facilities to properly handle disposition (burial or cremation) of unborn children who have died from an abortion or miscarriage. This bill is similar to … Read more

A Win for Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg!

October 25, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Counseling, First Amendment, Free Speech, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , , ,

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, housed in Philadelphia, handed down two decisions in the past week that impact sidewalk counselors outside of abortion clinics in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh. In Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh and Reilly v. City of Read more

Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro on a Crusade Against Catholic Nuns

October 24, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, First Amendment, Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Catholic charity organization, the Little Sisters of the Poor, is back in the news this week, not for the over 13,000 elderly poor they serve in 31 countries, but because pro-abortion government officials are trying to force them to pay … Read more

Heartbeat Bill Would Provide Pennsylvania Better Protections for Human Life

October 21, 2019 | 3 comments | Posted in abortion | Tags:

The heartbeat is a universal sign of life and an objective minimal standard for determining when life should be protected.

(HARRISBURG, PA – October 21, 2019) Pennsylvania Family Institute stands with many in the PA General Assembly and throughout the … Read more

2019 Election Voter’s Guide Now Available

October 15, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in Politics, Voting | Tags: , , , , ,

We are less than three weeks away from Pennsylvania’s next election on Tuesday, November 5th and, as always, we at the Pennsylvania Family Council want to help you make informed decisions about your candidates for various positions. Thanks to the support … Read more

Wolf and Fetterman are making matters worse with the growing vape crisis

October 14, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Marijuana | Tags:

On Thursday, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced that Pennsylvania was now one of 21 states with a reported death linked to vaping. This outbreak of lung-illnesses due to vaping is now up to 1,299 reported cases, including 26 … Read more

PA House Will Open in Prayer Again, Thanks to Speaker Turzai

October 2, 2019 | 8 comments | Posted in Politics, Prayer | Tags: ,

When the PA House of Representatives reconvenes to open their legislative session later this month they will be able to continue their guest chaplain policy for opening prayer, thanks to a recent court ruling and due to the commitment of … Read more