Posts Categorized: First Amendment

Why I’m Voting Yes to Keep Executive Power in Check

April 30, 2021 | 7 comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Church, education, Family, First Amendment, Free Speech, Health, Life, Parental rights, Politics, Religious Freedom, Voting | Tags: , , , ,

By Michael Geer, PA Family President

On Friday, March 6, 2020, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a 90-day emergency disaster declaration, giving him very broad, sweeping powers over day-to-day life in Pennsylvania. This emergency declaration was in response to an impending … Read more

The So-Called Equality Act Harms the Vulnerable and Strips Away Religious Freedom

March 23, 2021 | 4 comments | Posted in Counseling, First Amendment, Free Speech, Gender, Parental rights, Privacy rights, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags:

The Equality Act is an effort to create a special class in law based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGI), which would penalize Americans for their beliefs about marriage and biological sex.  Even without such laws, large corporations and … Read more

A Response to Senator Casey’s Defense of the so-called Equality Act

March 1, 2021 | 30 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Gender, Parental rights, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , ,

In response to concerned Pennsylvanians’ thoughts on the so-called Equality Act, Senator Casey has shared a response detailing his support for the bill.

Spread the word to friends and family and tell them to take action here: pafamily.org/equality

While the … Read more

Further Guidance and Suggestions on Face Coverings Order

July 8, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, Prayer, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

For Pastors and Church leaders – from Kurt Weaver and our Church Ambassador Network.

As promised, we wanted to give you more information in regards to the latest Universal Face Covering Order:Last Wednesday, July 1st, the Governor and Secretary of … Read more

PFI: Top Ten Victories from 2019

December 30, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in Disability Rights, Family, First Amendment, Free Speech, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags:

These victories are only possible by God’s grace and because of the financial partnership with Pennsylvania Family Institute (PFI) by individuals and families across the Commonwealth. To partner financially with PFI heading into the new year, please go to pafamily.org/donateRead more

A Win for Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg!

October 25, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Counseling, First Amendment, Free Speech, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , , ,

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, housed in Philadelphia, handed down two decisions in the past week that impact sidewalk counselors outside of abortion clinics in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh. In Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh and Reilly v. City of Read more

Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro on a Crusade Against Catholic Nuns

October 24, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, First Amendment, Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Catholic charity organization, the Little Sisters of the Poor, is back in the news this week, not for the over 13,000 elderly poor they serve in 31 countries, but because pro-abortion government officials are trying to force them to pay … Read more

Back To School: Remember to Pack Your Religious Freedom

August 26, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in education, First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags:

Several links below to resources on expressing your faith in school.

As children and college students head back to school, it’s always good to be reminded that religious liberty goes to school too. Please remember that your child has constitutionally-protected religious liberties … Read more

State Rep. Brian Sims: The “Anti-Bullying” Bully [Video]

May 9, 2019 | 4 comments | Posted in abortion, First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags:

National news continues to cover Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims’ harassment of a woman, along with his intent to dox three teens outside of a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood pro-life. Ironically, Rep. Sims has made several statements about bullying, one just … Read more

Victory! Bible distribution case at Mechanicsburg School District resolved

April 30, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: ,

The following is a press release from the Independence Law Center sent on April 30, 2019.

Judge John E. Jones, III entered a final order in the case filed by students at the Mechanicsburg School District after the school prevented … Read more