Posts Categorized: Gender

Important Update on Protecting Girls in Pennsylvania

August 6, 2021 | 2 comments | Posted in Free Speech, Gender, Privacy rights, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

By Thomas Shaheen – Vice President for Policy, PA Family Council

Two Pennsylvania high-school girls were among those testifying at a hearing on August 4th before the PA House Education Committee regarding the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act; state legislation … 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

Reaction to Biden’s Executive Order That Threatens Privacy Rights and Women’s Sports

January 21, 2021 | 3 comments | Posted in Gender, Privacy rights | Tags:

One of the first actions by President Joe Biden on his Inauguration Day was signing an executive order on “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” Included in his order:

“Children should be able … Read more

Governor Wolf appoints State Rep who flipped off Vice President Pence

August 10, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in Gender, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

It’s hard to see how we’re “driving equality efforts” by Governor Tom Wolf’s latest decision.

On June 19, State Representative Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) posted a formal picture of him giving the middle finger to Vice President Mike Pence, which garnered … Read more

Does Your Senator Want to End Your Funding of Child “Sex Change” Surgery? [Roll Call]

October 26, 2017 | 4 comments | Posted in Gender, Health | Tags: , ,

In a bipartisan 37-13 vote, the State Senate voted in favor of the well-being of children and taxpayers by passing HB 1388 – which would restore the status quo of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) prior to Governor Wolf’s … Read more

HB 1388 Benefits Children and Taxpayers, Restores Policy After Governor’s Lone Wolf Action

October 25, 2017 | 1 comment | Posted in Gender, Health | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania Family Council supports the decision to end taxpayer funding for “sex-change” surgery on children.

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In a bipartisan 37-13 vote today, State Senators voted in favor of the well-being of children and taxpayers by passing HB 1388 … Read more

You’re Paying for “Sex Change” Surgery on Children [TAKE ACTION]

October 23, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Gender, Health | Tags: , ,

Your State Senator will be voting soon on whether Pennsylvania returns to the longstanding policy of the CHIP program to exclude coverage for controversial sex change (“gender reassignment”) surgery and services.

Pennsylvania was the first state to create the Children’s … Read more