Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

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

INDEPENDENCE LAW CENTER WINS RELIEF FOR UNJUSTLY-TAXED CHURCH

April 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

The Independence Law Center, with assistance from attorney Lindsey Hoban of Ballard Spahr, obtained an important court victory on behalf of a small church in rural Northeastern Pennsylvania. In the case, Northmoreland Baptist Church v. Wyoming County … Read more

Victory for Religious Freedom

April 2, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Just got word this morning: our Independence Law Center, headed by attorney Randall Wenger, won the court case challenging the taxation of Northmoreland Baptist Church in NE PA. More to come…… Read more