Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

State Sues to Stop Rogue Montgomery County Official

July 30, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

AP:

Pennsylvania officials are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

The state Health Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Commonwealth Court against D. Bruce Hanes. He oversees the granting of … Read more

Hobby Lobby Wins Preliminary Injunction

July 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

From The Beckett Fund

WASHINGTON, DC (July 19) –  Today, a federal court granted Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. a preliminary injunction against the HHS abortion-drug mandate, preventing the government from enforcing the mandate against the Christian company.  This victory comes … Read more

Majority of Americans Believe in Religious Freedom

July 17, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , ,

From our friends at Family Research Council:

When did it become acceptable to sacrifice the freedoms of conscience and free exercise of religion on the same-sex “wedding” altar?

Never, if you ask most Americans. In a stunningly lopsided pollRead more

ACLU Sues to Radically Redefine Marriage in Pennsylvania

July 9, 2013 | 6 comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Family Institute today expressed disappointment in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) seeking to radically redefine marriage and overturn Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act.

That law, passed overwhelmingly by … Read more

One Court Gets It Right: Hobby Lobby Prevails

June 28, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

While Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor have grabbed the headlines, this has been a remarkably important week for the religious liberty concerns raised by the HHS contraceptive/sterilization/abortifacient mandate.

On Thursday, a federal court informed Christian-owned Read more

Hobby Lobby Wins Abortion Pill Mandate Case Before 10th Circuit

June 28, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

We await decision for Conestoga Wood here at the 3rd Circuit

The Green family that owns and operates Hobby Lobby, a large craft store chain, just won an important religious liberty case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the … Read more

Geneva College Granted Reprieve

June 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, College, education, Life, Politics, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Good news: Pennsylvania’s Geneva College gets court reprieve from Obama/ HHS abortion pill & contraceptive mandate while case moves forward. Said Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Greg Baylor:

“All Americans should be free to live according to their faith rather than … Read more

Lancaster Co Business Arguing Before Third Circuit Court Tomorrow

May 29, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Lancaster County Mennonite Family’s Wood Component Business  Arguing Before Third Circuit Court of Appeals Tomorrow

Seeking religious liberty exception to federal abortion pill mandate

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear argument … Read more

Those who support marriage ousted from public eye

April 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Emily Kreps

As we’re told time and time again by liberal activists, the media, and progressives everywhere, those of us who believe that marriage is between a husband and wife are out of sync and unpopular in today’s society.… Read more

Recap from the March for Marriage

March 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

“What a great day!”

That was the repeated response from numerous friends on our bus from Lancaster to our nation’s capital for the March for Marriage. 50 supporters made the trip early Tuesday morning, March 26th to … Read more