Posts Categorized: Family

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

Take Action to Provide More Parental Freedom in Education

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

As parents, we want to be able to choose the education for our children and have the government respect those choices. There is currently a bill in the State House that would provide more freedom for parents who choose to … Read more

PA Marriage Case Set for June

November 25, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Our Pennsylvania marriage law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), is now set to go to trial in June, 2014. The ACLU has sued to overturn DOMA, which states that marriage is between one man and one woman.

Please pray … Read more

Senator Toomey Breaks Promise to Pennsylvania Voters

November 12, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Voting | Tags: , , ,

Senator Toomey Breaks Promise to Pennsylvania Voters, Time for Citizens to Hold Him Accountable

It is deeply disappointing and troubling that U.S. Senator Pat Toomey broke his promise to Pennsylvania voters that he would oppose the “Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (ENDA) … Read more

US Senate to Vote on Threat to Religious Freedom Next Week!

November 1, 2013 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Senators Toomey and Casey Scheduled to Vote Dangerous Bill That Threatens Religious Freedom and Conscience

Employers know best what qualities or characteristics are relevant to performing a particular job, not the federal government. So why does Congress want to inject … Read more

Election Day is in Two Weeks! Are you ready?

October 22, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Voting | Tags: , ,

The Pennsylvania Family Institute Judicial Voters’ Guide is Now Available Online!

What’s in the guide?

Candidates for retention in: State Supreme Court Superior Court Court of Common Pleas by county

Candidates for: State Superior Court Court of Common Pleas by … Read more

NJ Governor Christie cancels defense of marriage

October 21, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

From Fox:

Gov. Chris Christie New Jersey Gov. ordered his administration to withdraw an appeal of a state Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriages.

Thank you to Governor Tom Corbett for not backing down in defending marriage, even while … Read more

Pittsburgh Diocese Suing Obama Admin over Abortion Mandate

October 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”

The … Read more

Common Core Resources

October 8, 2013 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , ,

Are you looking for more information on Common Core, and how it affects you in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania Family Institute has gathered the following links to national and state groups who provide some great information and analysis for parents and others … Read more

Free Speech Discrimination in Maryland

October 3, 2013 | No comments | Posted in College, Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

From Citizenlink:

A Gallaudet University official suspended last year after she exercised free speech at church filed a lawsuit against the school.

Angela McCaskill was placed on administrative leave after she affirmed marriage after signing a petition for a … Read more