Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

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 | No comments | 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

Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro on a Crusade Against Catholic Nuns

October 24, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, First Amendment, Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Catholic charity organization, the Little Sisters of the Poor, is back in the news this week, not for the over 13,000 elderly poor they serve in 31 countries, but because pro-abortion government officials are trying to force them to pay … Read more

Victory for PA County sued for using government seal with a cross

August 8, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Freedom from Religion Foundation attempted to censor cross on county seal; Independence Law Center filed friend-of-the-court brief supporting county.

Today, a court ruling granted freedom to Lehigh County (Pennsylvania) to use its government seal that includes a cross.

The United … Read more

The Bladensburg Peace Cross Will Remain, But the Supreme Court Missed an Opportunity

June 20, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

By: Curtis Schube

On Thursday, the Supreme Court in American Legion et. al. v. American Humanist Association, decided that the Bladensburg Peace Cross, which was erected nearly 100 years ago and has stood on public land in Maryland for roughly … Read more

PA National Guard Allows Tour for ‘Trail Life USA’ Troop After Letter from Legal Groups

June 19, 2019 | 1 comment | Posted in Children, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Scouting troop had been denied equal access to National Guard Facility because of its religious affiliation

Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard yesterday agreed to allow a Pennsylvania-based Trail Life USA scouting troop to tour the facility after the Independence Law … Read more