Posts Categorized: First Amendment
Press Release – Pennsylvania Family Council
Governor Tom Wolf’s Executive Action Harms Business, Charities, Respect for Government
(HARRISBURG – April 7, 2016) – Despite record-low approval ratings in the latest polls, Gov. Wolf nevertheless singlehandedly bypassed the legislature today to … Read more
Chief Kelvin Cochran is coming to the Pittsburgh area on Saturday, May 21 for “Through Fiery Trials” – the Friends of the Family banquet presented by the Pennsylvania Family Institute.
Chief Cochran’s story is gaining national attention. Today … Read more
It’s Christmas season – which not only means Christmas lights and carols but more instances of pushback on any mention of “the reason for the season” or the celebration of Christmas – especially in public schools.
Sadly, every school district … Read more
Right now, Pennsylvania faces possibly the greatest threat to religious freedom in recent memory. There is no question that these threats to restrict religious freedom, both in Pennsylvania and across the nation, are ultimately attacks on the freedom to teach … Read more
In 2013, two truck drivers – Mahad Abass Mohamed and Abdikarim Hassan Bulshale – were fired from their position with an Illinois-based trucking company. They were fired because they refused to deliver alcohol – something that violated their religious beliefs.… Read more
The Giffords are a Catholic family living on a working farm outside New York City. Like many family farms, the Giffords open the farm to the public for family activities like berry-picking, hayrides, and so on. They also used to … Read more
Elaine Huguenin is a Christian photographer in New Mexico. Back before marriage had even been redefined in that state, Huguenin was asked to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony. Knowing both that she could not use her artistic talents to celebrate … Read more
Proponents of the “Fairness Act” like to say that their proposal enjoys the support of a strong majority of Pennsylvanians. But like with all polling, it depends on how you ask the question.
If the “Fairness Act” concept—the introduction of … Read more
Statements by a State Senator provide clear evidence that Pennsylvania Christian schools are at risk should SB 974 (the so-called “Fairness Act”) become law. At issue: What happens when a Christian school dismisses a teacher for engaging in a public … Read more
Kelvin Cochran may very well be the best fire fighter in the United States. And he’s out of a job because of his beliefs about human sexuality.
Chief Cochran was raised in poverty in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was one of … Read more