Posts Categorized: Health

Virginia House Passes Ultrasound Bill, What About PA?

February 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life | Tags: , , , ,

The Virginia State House passed a bill requiring that a woman seeking an abortion is given the opportunity to view an ultrasound image first. Read more…

Pennsylvania has similar legislation in our State House, HB 1077 – the Woman’s Right … Read more

Contraception Mandate is about Religious Freedom, Not Contraception

February 16, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

President Obama’s mandate that Catholic organizations must provide free birth control to their employees is a violation of their religious freedom. His “compromise” is not a compromise at all.

Here’s what Chuck Colson has to say about it:

 why does … Read more

162 Reasons to Marry

February 15, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Health, marriage | Tags:

Valentine’s Day was yesterday, but in going with that theme, here are 162 reasons to marry from Family Research Council.

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Congressmen Protest President’s Birth Control Mandate

February 9, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

From LifeNews.com:

A large group of U.S. Congressmen has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius blasting the administration’s “unprecedented overreach” against the religious freedom of countless Christian schools, hospitals, and charities by forcing them to … Read more

Ultrasound Bill Passes Health Committee

February 7, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: , , ,

The PA House Health Committee passed House Bill 1077, the Woman’s Right to Know Act, with a vote of 15-7 (Republicans and Democrats). The bill now heads to the full House for a vote.

View the roll call here. If … Read more

Women’s Right to Know Bill: Right Prescription at the Right Time

January 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics | Tags: ,

For Immediate Release

(Harrisburg, January 23, 2012)  Pennsylvania Family Council, the advocacy arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, today applauded the introduction of HB 1077, The Women’s Right to Know Bill, designed to let women considering abortion have a full … Read more

New Education Report Recommends Sex-Ed Starting in Kindergarten

January 19, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

From CNSNews.com:

“Ideally, comprehensive sexuality education should start in kindergarten and continue through 12th grade,” says the “National Sexuality Education Standards” report, drawn up by a range of advocates, academics and public education officials.

These officials include the … Read more

Ultrasound Law in Texas Upheld

January 11, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life | Tags: , ,

Good news from Texas!

A federal appeals court has upheld a pro-life law in Texas allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to an abortion.

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What Would You Do to Make Pennsylvania a Better Place?

December 27, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Health, Life, marriage, Politics, Radio | Tags:

If you were running the state of Pennsylvania, what resolutions would you choose to make Pennsylvania a better place?

Leave your ideas in the comments below!… Read more

Vote Tally/Scorecards for House and Senate

December 22, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life | Tags: , ,

House and Senate Scorecards for Votes on Abortion Clinic Regulations in Pennsylvania available at www.pafamily.org.

Click here to view the scorecards, then contact your legislators and let them know what you think of how they voted. Use our Citizen Read more