Posts Categorized: First Amendment
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/donate… Read more
October 25, 2019 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Counseling, First Amendment, Free Speech, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: abortion, buffer zones, free speech, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, sidewalk counseling
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
October 24, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, First Amendment, Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: abortifacient, AG Josh Shapiro, HHS mandate, life, Little Sisters of the poor, nuns, pennsylvania, religious freedom
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
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
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
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
From the desk of Michael Geer, President & CEO – Pennsylvania Family Institute:
I have wonderful news to share. The Independence … Read more
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
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
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