Governor Wolf appoints State Rep who flipped off Vice President Pence

August 10, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Gender, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

It’s hard to see how we’re “driving equality efforts” by Governor Tom Wolf’s latest decision. On June 19, State Representative Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) posted a formal picture of him giving the middle finger to Vice President Mike Pence, which garnered national attention for his brazen disregard for civil discourse and values that many Americans hold. Sims continues to… Read more »

Owners Of Historic Farm Wage Battle With Sewickley Heights Officials Over Bible Study Events

July 27, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

“When can you hold a Bible study, a religious gathering or a worship service on your own property? If you’re thinking the answer is any time I want because my religious rights are protected by the First Amendment, well, you might want to live outside of Sewickley Heights Borough. A couple from that borough has… Read more »

Bible Study Banned: Family Ordered to Stop Hosting Religious Activities  

July 18, 2018 | 28 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Lawsuit Filed after Pittsburgh Suburb Borough Officials Order Family to End Events like Bible Studies on Private Property The Independence Law Center has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Pittsburgh-area couple who was ordered by government officials to stop using their private property to host Bible studies. Sewickley Heights Borough, fifteen miles west of Pittsburgh, is… Read more »

Court orders end to abortion-pill mandate for PA Christian college

July 6, 2018 | 2 comments | Posted in abortion | Tags: ,

More-than-six-year legal battle ends in victory for private college that wishes to operate according to its beliefs PITTSBURGH – A federal district court issued an order Thursday that permanently prevents the federal government from enforcing the Obamacare abortion-pill mandate against Geneva College, a Christian college in Pennsylvania represented by Alliance Defending Freedom. The order also declares that the… Read more »

Your Comments Needed to Support “Protect Life Rule”

June 29, 2018 | 3 comments | Posted in abortion | Tags:

The Trump Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced the Protect Life Rule – which would stop Title X funding for organizations that perform or refer for abortions, like Planned Parenthood. This regulation was first instituted by the Reagan Administration and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, but then eliminated by President… Read more »

Pennsylvanians Applaud Supreme Court Victory for Life, Free Speech

June 26, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion | Tags: ,

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a great ruling for life and free speech by striking down a California law that forced pro-life pregnancy resource centers to advertise for abortion. Justice Clarence Thomas, who wrote the 5-4 majority opinion, wrote, “the people lose when the government is the one deciding which ideas should prevail.”… Read more »

Planned Parenthood once again makes outrageous claims against Down Syndrome Protection Act

June 22, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags:

Planned Parenthood is claiming Pennsylvania’s proposed Down Syndrome Protection Act – which would protect any unborn child from being aborted solely due to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome – is “cruel and dangerous” and is “playing games” with healthcare. This is not a game. Babies being aborted just because of a diagnosis of Down… Read more »

Joni Eareckson Tada Supports PA Down Syndrome Protection Act

June 20, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: , , ,

One of the world’s leading international advocates for people affected by disability, helping countless families including many in Pennsylvania, is now calling upon the Pennsylvania State Senate to pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050. Joni Eareckson Tada is the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an organization which provides services to… Read more »

Limited spots still available for City on the Hill | July 22-28

June 19, 2018 | No comments | Posted in City on the Hill | Tags: ,

City on the Hill is fast approaching and we still have some spots available for high school teens to attend. To sign-up, download the application to get started. Website: pafamily.org/coth Online Brochure: pafamily.org/cothbrochure Former student’s experience: City on the Hill is “one of the best decisions I have made.” To attend:  Fill out an application –… Read more »

Committee passes Down Syndrome Protection Act, Full Senate could vote soon [Roll Call]

June 14, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: ,

On Wednesday, June 13th, the State Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050 – by a 10-5 vote. Here’s the roll call: TAKE ACTION: Contact your State Senator – YES on the Down Syndrome Protection Act With this committee vote, your State Senator may vote as early as next… Read more »