Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

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

Family Institute in the News

March 26, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

Michael Geer, president of Pennsylvania Family Institute, was interviewed on CBS 21 in Harrisburg regarding the Prop 8 case being heard before the US Supreme Court today. Click here to view the video.

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Randall Wenger, chief counsel of the … Read more

Party on: Pa. 5th-grader free to invite schoolmates to church event

March 12, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Good news here in Pennsylvania!

PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit Tuesday unanimously affirmed a lower court’s order that found two policies at a Pennsylvania school district unconstitutional after they were used to prevent a … Read more

March 26th – Marriage March – Bus Available from Lancaster

March 6, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , ,

On March 26th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Perry case, which will determine if Proposition 8 – the citizens initiative approved by the people of California in 2008 to protect marriage – is constitutional or not. … Read more

Immediate Action Needed on Assault to Religious Freedom

March 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Congress has the opportunity to restore religious liberty and protect conscience for all Americans by including conscience protections in any must-pass legislation. The Obama administration has made it clear that it will continue to violate conscience with the HHS mandate. … Read more