Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom Threatened by Government Policies

June 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Op-ed by Jennifer Marshall of the Heritage Foundation:

Americans enjoy the freedom not only to worship according to the dictates of conscience but also to express and to live according to those beliefs as we engage in public life.

Such … Read more

Institute Applauds Committee Passage of Bill Protecting Religious Freedom

June 20, 2012 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

The Pennsylvania Family Institute applauds the action yesterday of the Senate Education committee to pass Senate Bill 1134 by a 9-2 vote to protect religious child care centers from the heavy hand of government intrusion into their religious mission, while … Read more

New Mexico Says “No” To Religious Liberty

June 5, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Eleanor Linton, PFI Intern

With New Mexico’s Court of Appeals ruling on Tuesday June 5, religious liberties protected by the First Amendment took a severe blow. The Court upheld an opinion from the New Mexico Human Rights Commission that … Read more

Sleeping Giant?

May 22, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

As was widely reported yesterday, 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions, including the Archdioceses of New York and Washington, DC, and the University of Notre Dame,  filed suit against the federal government over the unprecedented attack on religious … Read more

The President Endorses Divorce; Slams Monogamy?

May 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

“Imagine a scenario in which the President of the United States used his bully pulpit do declare to the country that divorce was a good thing…”

Joseph Backholm, my colleague at the Family Policy Institute of Washington outside Seattle, wrote … Read more

Some Say, ‘Why doesn’t government get out of the marriage business’? Not so fast!

May 10, 2012 | 2 comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

by Tom Shaheen

It’s widely reported that President Obama now says he supports re-defining marriage as we know it, to allow two men or two women to use the societal stamp of approval that we call Marriage. Trouble is, it’s … Read more

The Decision

May 10, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags:

by Brandon McGinley

In perhaps the least surprising political development of this cycle, President Obama has announced that he now supports same-sex “marriage,” saying: “I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and … Read more

Chinese Pro-life Dissident Escapes House Arrest, What’s US Response?

May 1, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

From Lifesitenews.com:

Word has come out that Chinese pro-life dissident Chen Guangcheng made a daring escape under the cloak of darkness on April 22 to the U.S. embassy in Beijing, where he is now holed up. Chen was previously … Read more

Very Real Threats to Our Religious Freedom – Listen on Saturday!

April 27, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

This Saturday, April 28, Michael Geer, Randall Wenger of the Independence Law Center, Doug Myer of WDAC and Dr. Peter Teague, president of Lancaster Bible College will be on the Spotlight Radio Program with Greg Barton.

The program will be … Read more

Election Day is Tomorrow – April 24!

April 23, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Institute Primary Voters’ Guide

*Additional candidates have responded*

Your vote is your voice, and your right to vote is a privilege, one of the precious freedoms many have fought and died to protect. It should not … Read more