Posts Categorized: Family

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

Today is Election Day – are you ready?

May 19, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Voting | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Your vote is your voice, and your right to vote is a privilege, one of the precious freedoms many have fought and died to protect. It should not be taken for granted. Voting allows you the opportunity to have a … Read more

Don’t be surprised at the ballot box

May 16, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Voting | Tags: , , ,

Would you hire an employee without first looking at their resume? Of course not. So why would you vote for a candidate without first knowing where they stand on the issues? 

The Pennsylvania Family Institute Primary Election Voter’s Guide lets … Read more

Online Primary Election Voter’s Guide Now Available!

May 9, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Voting | Tags: , , , , , ,

Pennsylvania Family Institute’s Primary Election Voter’s Guide is now available for download on our website: www.pafamily.org/votersguide.

WHAT’S INSIDE:

ALL CANDIDATES: • Governor • Lieutenant Governor

CANDIDATES FOR CONTESTED RACES ONLY: • U.S. House of Representatives (Congress) • State Senate … Read more

We were at the Capitol to protect your parental rights, due process of law

April 29, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Parental rights | Tags: ,

Pennsylvania Family Institute was in the state Capitol this morning on your behalf as we arranged for expert testimony before the House Children and Youth Committee.

We asked Mark D. Freeman, Esq. to testify against Senate Bill 27, a bill … Read more

Gambling on Every Smart Phone?

April 1, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Gambling | Tags:

Federal gambling legislation was introduced by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Jason Chaffetz last week in an effort to restore the ban on Internet gambling. The Justice Department, without notifying Congress, reversed the ban known as the “Wire Act” … Read more

Top Quotes from Hobby Lobby / Conestoga Day in Court

March 27, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Supreme Court | Tags: , , ,

On a cold Tuesday morning in Washington D.C., the hearing for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties began. Here are a few quotes to highlight from the day:

1) “Under your argument, corporations could be forced to pay for abortions, … Read more

Pennsylvania Family Institute: Will PA Business Owners Finally Get Relief?

March 24, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Release: Monday March 24, 2014

Will Pennsylvania Family Business Owners Finally Get Relief at US  Supreme Court?

High Court to Hear Landmark Case on Religious Freedom and the HHS Mandate Tomorrow

 

(Harrisburg, PA) – The … Read more