Pregnant 17-Year-Old Changed By A Heartbeat

November 12, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, Life, pro-life | Tags:

Focus on the Family shares a story about Lisa, who at age 17 faced an unexpected pregnancy and recounts how hearing the heartbeat of her unborn child made all the difference: [Lisa] scheduled an abortion. Actually, she made three appointments. But each time, she never showed. She couldn’t. She just couldn’t. Yet she did return… Read more »

State Rep Continues to Lie About Proposed Bill Despite Apology for Callous Comments

November 7, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Health, Life, Parental rights, pro-life | Tags: , , , , ,

This past Friday, Rep. Wendy Ullman (D-Bucks) issued an apology for her callous comments  that an early miscarriage is “just some mess on a napkin.” However, she is still continuing to lie about House Bill 1890 and what it would actually do: Many women and families find tremendous comfort and solace in ritual burial or… Read more »

PA Family Council’s 2019 Election Voter’s Guide

November 4, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

Election Day is 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 from people like you, our team now has this year’s voter’s guide available, free of charge. Click here to be an informed voter: 2019 Voter’s Guide. This guide is a non-partisan,… Read more »

What some are saying about Rep. Ullman’s callous comments on miscarriage

November 1, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life | Tags:

State Representative Wendy Ullman (D-Bucks) has now garnered national attention for her callous comments claiming an early miscarriage is “just some mess on a napkin.” News spread with stories from Daily Wire, Daily Caller and Washington Times. Here’s some of the reaction from Twitter: Please contact your state representative and ask them to vote Yes… Read more »

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 called “a mess on a napkin.” Ullman’s callous comments came during a House Health Committee… 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 one passed in the state of Indiana that was recently upheld as constitutional by the U.S…. 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 Harrisburg, the Court answered the question of whether sidewalk counselors can counsel women who are… 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 for contraception (which is against their deeply held religious beliefs). On Tuesday, the 9th Circuit… 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 Commonwealth in supporting today’s introduction of the Heartbeat Bill, Senate Bill 912 and House Bill… 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 from people like you, our team now has this year’s voter’s guide available, free of charge. Click here… Read more »