Posts Categorized: marriage

PA Marriage Case Set for June

November 25, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Our Pennsylvania marriage law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), is now set to go to trial in June, 2014. The ACLU has sued to overturn DOMA, which states that marriage is between one man and one woman.

Please pray … Read more

US Senate to Vote on Threat to Religious Freedom Next Week!

November 1, 2013 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Senators Toomey and Casey Scheduled to Vote Dangerous Bill That Threatens Religious Freedom and Conscience

Employers know best what qualities or characteristics are relevant to performing a particular job, not the federal government. So why does Congress want to inject … Read more

NJ Governor Christie cancels defense of marriage

October 21, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

From Fox:

Gov. Chris Christie New Jersey Gov. ordered his administration to withdraw an appeal of a state Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriages.

Thank you to Governor Tom Corbett for not backing down in defending marriage, even while … Read more

What?! Government Union Dues Supported ‘Same-Sex Marriage’ and Abortion-on-Demand?

October 17, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, pro-life, Uncategorized, Unions | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, V.P. for Policy, PA Family Institute

Through our almost-25 years of advocating for families in Pennsylvania’s capitol, we at the Pennsylvania Family Institute have certainly encountered our share of public sector (i.e. taxpayer-funded government) union advocacy – … Read more

Victory for Marriage, Victory for Rule of Law

September 12, 2013 | 3 comments | Posted in marriage | Tags: , , ,

Judge Halts Renegade Local Official from Ignoring Marriage Law

(Harrisburg, PA) – The Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds the decision today of Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini to stop the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in Pennsylvania.

An era of lawlessness … Read more

Christian Bakers Forced to Shut Down After Threats

September 3, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

From the Washington Times:

A husband-and-wife bakery shop team in Oregon were forced to close their shop doors and move to cheaper digs — their home — after gay-rights activists hounded them and drove away contract business because they … Read more

Study Exposes Polling Bias with Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Questions

August 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, V.P., Pennsylvania Family Institute

We are pounded over and over again in the media and by gay activists with the idea that same-sex marriage is “inevitable,” if only those who hold to the time-tested definition of marriage … Read more

Pa. attorney general ignores ‘rule of law’

August 6, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags:

By: Randy Wenger  (Published in The Morning Call on August 6)

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to forgo defending Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act has undermined the rule of law in Pennsylvania.

There are plenty of political issues across Pennsylvania … Read more

On Marriage, Pitts and Corbett Raze Kane

August 1, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags: , , ,

Pennsylvania makes national headlines:

From Family Research Council:

Either the President’s lawlessness is rubbing off — or some state officials have forgotten how to read. Nothing else seems to explain the decision by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who … Read more

Corbett Champions Marriage – Tell Him Thank You!

July 31, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania Governor defending marriage against ACLU lawsuit and Montgomery County’s unlawful actions

(Harrisburg, PA) – Two recent attacks to marriage in Pennsylvania are being defending courageously by Governor Tom Corbett.

Gov. Corbett announced that the State Health Department has filed … Read more