Shift funds away from Planned Parenthood because of their gap in services.

May 25, 2017 | No comments | Posted in abortion, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

In his 2018 proposed budget, President Donald Trump states the highest funding priorities for the Health and Human Services are “health services through community health centers” that provide “critical health care services to low-income and vulnerable populations.” President Trump is working to invest in community health centers by redirecting funding that currently goes to entities… Read more »

Downingtown School: “1st Amendment rights are established by law.”

May 25, 2017 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , ,

In a victory for student rights and Constitutional freedoms, a Pennsylvania school district in the national spotlight has sided with honoring any student’s right to speak out and assemble on public sidewalks. Two teenagers stood on the public sidewalk outside of the Downingtown Area School District STEM academy to expose the holocaust of abortion and to engage… Read more »

9 Unelected Officials Threaten Your Religious Freedom, Privacy Rights

May 18, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Privacy rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

Proposed Change Would Undermine Personal Privacy and Religious Liberty The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) is proposing a dangerous end-run around the legislature that seriously threatens your personal privacy and religious liberty. We need you to take action today to protect your freedom! For nearly 50 years, the PA Human Relations Act prohibits discrimination on… Read more »

City on the Hill: “One of the best decisions I have made.”

May 17, 2017 | No comments | Posted in City on the Hill | Tags: , , ,

By Jessica Wollum, City on the Hill alumnus (2013-2015) When I first found out about City on the Hill (COTH), I knew that I wanted to attend the program and I did for three summers. Doing so was one of the best decisions I have made and it allowed me to grow spiritually, grow politically,… Read more »

2017 Judicial Primary Guide

May 15, 2017 | 15 comments | Posted in Voting | Tags:

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 is Primary Election Day. Voters across Pennsylvania will be voting for municipal offices (Mayor, City Council, Township Supervisor, Sheriff, Recorder of Deeds, School Board member, etc.) and Judicial candidates. To help you in your voting decisions, Pennsylvania Family Institute is proud to present our Judicial Primary Voter’s Guide (we will add… Read more »

PA state officials consider legalizing “crack cocaine of gambling”

May 15, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

State officials in Harrisburg are considering the addition of state-sponsored video gambling in local businesses throughout Pennsylvania, either as part of the budget process or in a yet-to-be introduced Senate bill. Here are 11 reasons why this is a bad mix: Video Gaming Terminals (VGT) would place a casino in virtually every community statewide, potentially… Read more »

Watch the Press Conference: Better Care. More Access. YES on SB300

May 9, 2017 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Politics | Tags: , , ,

SB300: Pennsylvania should invest our limited funding for family planning services in better care and access options. TAKE ACTION: BLOG: Three BIG reasons to support SB300. HANDOUT: Planned Parenthood in PA is not the best taxpayer investment. VIDEO: There are better care and access options for Pennsylvania’s family planning funding:

Three BIG Reasons to Support SB300: Better Care. More Access. No Abortion.

May 9, 2017 | 6 comments | Posted in abortion, Politics | Tags: ,

FACT: In March 2017, Planned Parenthood shut down their clinics in Easton and Bristol, marking the tenth and eleventh closing for the abortion business since 2013. On April 12, 2017, Neighborhood Health Centers of Lehigh Valley, a federally qualified health center, announced the opening of a new location in Easton “featuring comprehensive health care services… Read more »

Response to President Trump’s Religious Freedom Executive Order

May 4, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

The following is a statement from Pennsylvania Family Institute President and CEO Michael Geer on President Trump’s Religious Freedom Executive Order: Religious freedom and rights of conscience have been severely undermined in America in recent years. The Executive Order signed today by President Donald Trump represents a good first step towards restoring needed protection for… Read more »

Contrary to Gov. Wolf’s claims, no Planned Parenthood in PA offers prenatal care.

April 27, 2017 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Politics | Tags: ,

Governor Tom Wolf claimed in an email to supporters that Planned Parenthood provides prenatal services – which is just flat out false. Planned Parenthood tries to make this claim as well which is why PA Family Institute called all 27* Planned Parenthood facilities in Pennsylvania and asked, “Do you offer prenatal services?”** We found that… Read more »