Posts Categorized: Family

US Supreme Court Acts to Endorse “Same Sex Marriage” by Not Acting to Hear State Appeals

October 6, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Children, Family, marriage | Tags: ,

The Pennsylvania Family Institute expressed disappointment and dismay at the decision by the United States Supreme Court not to take up cases emanating from several states regarding “same-sex marriage.”

“By choosing not to hear these cases, the Justices are allowing … Read more

PFI 25th Anniversary

September 9, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in Family | Tags:

Yes, that’s me.

My directions were to “hit the ground running” as we prepared to open the doors of the Pennsylvania Family Institute. The target date for the grand opening: September 4, 1989. 25 years ago this month.

And so, … Read more

New Report Shows Good News for Those with Down Syndrome

August 26, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , ,

Today, in the Philly Inquirer, our friends at Susan B. Anthony List in D.C. highlight a new report showing good news for those with Down syndrome – extended life span, other physical treatments to improve quality of life, etc. Read Read more

5 Things Worth Considering About the Hobby Lobby/Conestoga Decision

July 2, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , ,

By Julie Blattenberger and Elijah Coryell

1. Hobby Lobby DOES provide contraceptive care for women. The Green family provides 16 of the 20 FDA-approved forms of contraceptive care. Their family’s religious conscience only objects to 4 drugs and devices which … Read more

Hallelujah! Victory for the Hahns, Religious Freedom

June 30, 2014 | 4 comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, Health, Life, pro-life, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , ,

Freedom is the Ultimate Winner in Conestoga Wood and Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision

Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds ruling as important First Amendment victory

Liberty in America was affirmed and protected today as the United States Supreme Court sided with … Read more

Pray for the Hahns Sunday – June 29

June 26, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

On Monday, June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court will issue their ruling on whether all Americans, including family business owners like the Hahns and their wood cabinet business in Lancaster County, are free to live and work according to their … Read more

My View from the March For Marriage

June 23, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: ,

by Elijah Coryell, intern, PA Family Institute

Last Thursday, over 2,000 attendees rallied and marched on the U.S. Supreme Court to take a stand for the traditional definition of marriage. For a second year, the March for Marriage, planned by … Read more

State Representatives Support Clerk’s Appeal for Marriage

June 11, 2014 | 26 comments | Posted in Children, Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

From Pennlive.com:

Twenty Republican House members signed a letter addressed to Schuylkill County Register of Wills Theresa Santai-Gaffney supporting her decision to legally intervene against the May 20th decision by U.S. Middle District Court Judge John Jones dismantling the … Read more

No taxpayer dollars for strippers or gambling

June 4, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in Children, Family, Gambling, Politics | Tags: , , ,

Thank you to State Rep. Matt Baker, R-Tioga, for sponsoring an amendment to prohibit the use of electronic benefit (EBT) cards at liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs.

The amendment was to HB 907, a bill prohibiting the EBT … Read more

Dismayed with Gov. Corbett’s Decision

May 21, 2014 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , ,

Failure to Keep Fighting Further Silences the People’s Voice

(Harrisburg, PA)  The Pennsylvania Family Institute expressed disappointment and dismay today at the decision of Gov. Tom Corbett not to appeal yesterday’s decision by United States District Judge John E. Jones … Read more