Posts Categorized: marriage

State Representatives Support Clerk’s Appeal for Marriage

June 11, 2014 | 26 comments | Posted in Children, Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,


Twenty Republican House members signed a letter addressed to Schuylkill County Register of Wills Theresa Santai-Gaffney supporting her decision to legally intervene against the May 20th decision by U.S. Middle District Court Judge John Jones dismantling the … Read more

The Pennsylvania Conference on Faith & Society – October 10-11, 2014

June 10, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in College, education, Life, marriage | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Pennsylvania Family Institute, in partnership with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, is pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind event for college students: The Pennsylvania Conference on Faith & Society. We will host nationally renowned speakers such as Ryan Anderson of the … Read more

Listen: Chief Counsel Randall Wenger on the Marriage decision

May 28, 2014 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Randall Wenger, chief counsel for Pennsylvania Family Institute, appeared last Saturday, May 24th on the Spotlight Radio Program with Greg Barton.

Wenger talked about last week’s Federal court ruling overturning Pennsylvania’s marriage law, and Governor Corbett’s decision not to appeal … Read more

Dismayed with Gov. Corbett’s Decision

May 21, 2014 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , ,

Failure to Keep Fighting Further Silences the People’s Voice

(Harrisburg, PA)  The Pennsylvania Family Institute expressed disappointment and dismay today at the decision of Gov. Tom Corbett not to appeal yesterday’s decision by United States District Judge John E. Jones … Read more

Contact Corbett: “Keep fighting – please appeal!”

May 20, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage | Tags:

Take Action! Contact Governor Corbett and ask him to appeal the decision to redefine marriage in Pennsylvania and ask the court to prevent issuance of licenses to same-sex couples while the case is on appeal. You can call him at … Read more

Voluntary Resignation or Yielding to Public Pressure?

April 9, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage | Tags: , ,

Mozilla announced the resignation of its CEO Brendan Eich last Thursday amidst a multitude of protests from members of the LGBT community. Various individuals and organizations questioned Eich’s appointment to the position after it was discovered he donated $1,000 to … Read more

Christian Rapper Receives Death Threats over New Song

February 12, 2014 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

By Kate Boyle

Christian rapper Bizzle is reportedly receiving death threats over his response to Grammy-award winning rapper duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love.” The Houston-based rapper wrote his song in the aftermath of Macklemore’s performance of “Same Love” … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Doesn’t Have Final Say on Same-Sex Unions

January 16, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

A well-written column written by our friends at Family Research Council:

To the casual observer, the Supreme Court seems to have given its stamp of approval to same-sex marriage, and both Congress and the states have been … Read more

To Gov. Corbett: HB 300 & SB 300 Still Bad Policy

December 19, 2013 | 2 comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Governor Tom Corbett’s sudden and surprising announcement that he now backs special protections for sexual orientation and gender identity contradicts his campaign promises to oppose such legislation. Not only is he going against his commitment to those who elected him, … Read more

Colorado Baker Ordered to Bake for Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

December 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,


A Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple has been given an ultimatum by a judge; serve gay weddings or face fines.


In his written decision, Spence ordered that Phillips “cease … Read more