Posts Categorized: First Amendment

Victory for Bible Club students at Mechanicsburg

February 21, 2019 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags:

Big Win for Freedom of Speech and Religious Liberty as Independence Law Center Earns Victory for Student Bible Club

From the desk of Michael Geer, President & CEO – Pennsylvania Family Institute:

I have wonderful news to share. The Independence … Read more

Bible Club Students Sue Their School: What you should know

February 1, 2019 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , ,

Student leaders of a Bible club have filed a lawsuit against Mechanicsburg Area School District (MASD) over unconstitutional policies that violate students’ rights and for their discriminatory practices that led to denying permission to offer Bibles during non instructional times, specifically from … Read more

Response to Misleading Letter from Mechanicsburg Area School District

January 9, 2019 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , , ,

On Tuesday, January 8th, the Independence Law Center (ILC) corrected misleading statements issued by the Mechanicsburg Area School District (MASD) regarding the administration’s unconstitutional prohibition on students sharing Bibles with other students. The misleading statements by the school district and … Read more

School Bans Sharing Bibles

January 3, 2019 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , ,

Central PA high school is preventing students from sharing Bibles at lunch with their friends.

One high school in Central Pennsylvania has created some controversy after repeatedly denying students the ability to exercise their constitutional right to free speech.

The student leaders … Read more

On Nov. 16, your ExtraGive helps save lives and protect freedoms

November 9, 2018 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags:

The Extraordinary Give: Friday, November 16 Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving

Pennsylvania Family Institute operates a free legal services center – the Independence Law Center – where a few expert attorneys are doing extraordinary things to help people throughout … Read more

Learn more about these champions for religious freedom coming to PA

October 2, 2018 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Sponsorships and tickets are available for PA Family Institute’s 2018 Friends of the Family Banquet in Hershey on Saturday, October 20th. Join Pennsylvania Family Institute to hear from and honor two men who have become champions for religious freedom.

Jack… Read more

Today is Primary Election Day – see this before you vote

May 14, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, First Amendment, Free Speech, Gambling, Life, marriage, Parental rights, Politics, Privacy rights, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Voting | Tags: , , , ,

FREE personalized voter’s guide – including your new Congressional district – Available Now

We’re glad you’ve come to our 2018 Primary Voter’s Guide to find out more about the candidates appearing on your ballot. By doing so, you are demonstrating … Read more

Farmer Banned From Market: Why This Should Concern You

July 11, 2017 | 2 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

        Steve Tennes and his wife own a working produce farm where they also host wedding ceremonies and receptions. As Catholics who believes in traditional marriage they decided the farm will not be used for same-sex wedding ceremonies. Tennes is also … Read more

Kutztown University changes unconstitutional policy that targeted pro-life student group

June 12, 2017 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , ,

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has now fixed their previously-unconstitutional policy regarding chalk messages on sidewalks after purposely scrubbing away messages by a pro-life student group on campus.

“The university setting should be one of the safest places for free speech,” … Read more

Downingtown School: “1st Amendment rights are established by law.”

May 25, 2017 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech | Tags: , ,

In a victory for student rights and Constitutional freedoms, a Pennsylvania school district in the national spotlight has sided with honoring any student’s right to speak out and assemble on public sidewalks.

Two teenagers stood on the public sidewalk outside … Read more