Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

Double your investment in PFI this Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Today is Giving Tuesday and your financial partnership with the Pennsylvania Family Institute is an investment towards helping advance our leading pro-life, pro-family work.

Thanks to a generous donor, all gifts we receive will be doubled — up to $50,000 … Read more

PA House Passes Religious Freedom Protections, Keeps Churches Free to Remain Open for Worship

September 15, 2020 | 4 comments | Posted in Church, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

First Amendment rights include the ability to gather for worship and COVID-19 does not erase this right.

(HARRISBURG, PA)  By a substantial margin, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today voted to pass House Bill 2530, and protect the right of … Read more

Educational Resources for Parents

August 11, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Children, education, Family, Parental rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

Educational Options for Parents webinar:

Private School resources:

Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) – Find a school.Association of Classical Christian Schools – Find a schoolKeystone Christian Education Association (KCEA)

Homeschooling Resources:

Education Resource Center from the Commonwealth… Read more

Parents: Seize this Opportunity to Choose Your Children’s Education

July 24, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Children, education, Family, Parental rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , ,

By: Emily Kreps

As a mom here in Pennsylvania, I understand the stress that many parents are feeling and the questions we’re wondering as we approach this school year. Will Governor Wolf close the schools before they even open, or … Read more

Little Sisters, Religious Freedom Win at SCOTUS despite PA AG Shapiro’s Legal Attack

July 8, 2020 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Religious Freedom | Tags:

(HARRISBURG, PA – July 8, 2020) Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Little Sisters of the Poor v Pennsylvania, a case dealing with religious exemption to the HHS mandate requiring coverage of abortion-causing drugs in employer-sponsored … Read more

Further Guidance and Suggestions on Face Coverings Order

July 8, 2020 | 1 comment | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, Prayer, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

For Pastors and Church leaders – from Kurt Weaver and our Church Ambassador Network.

As promised, we wanted to give you more information in regards to the latest Universal Face Covering Order:Last Wednesday, July 1st, the Governor and Secretary of … Read more

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Faith-Based Foster Care in Philadelphia

February 25, 2020 | No comments | Posted in Adoption, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

The Supreme Court of the United States yesterday granted review in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case involving Philadelphia’s decision to prohibit Catholic Social Services from placing foster children in foster homes due to Catholic Social Services’ beliefs about … Read more

Christian Mail Carrier Discharged for Not Delivering Packages on Sunday Asks Federal Court for Judgment

February 17, 2020 | 2 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

(LANCASTER, PA) On Friday, February 14, a United States Postal Service (USPS) mailman filed a Motion for Summary Judgement before a federal district judge asking the court to find that the USPS violated his rights when it failed to accommodate … Read more

Proposed State Bills Would Harm Freedoms, Not Promote Tolerance and Diversity

February 3, 2020 | 6 comments | Posted in Privacy rights, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect yet Senate Bill 224, Senate Bill 614 and House Bill 1404 would harm good people.

Protections for religious freedom and privacy rights here in Pennsylvania are in jeopardy with a renewed push … Read more

PFI: Top Ten Victories from 2019

December 30, 2019 | 2 comments | Posted in Disability Rights, Family, First Amendment, Free Speech, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags:

These victories are only possible by God’s grace and because of the financial partnership with Pennsylvania Family Institute (PFI) by individuals and families across the Commonwealth. To partner financially with PFI heading into the new year, please go to pafamily.org/donateRead more