Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

What would Martin Luther King Jr say today about religious freedom?

January 16, 2017 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Not only is January 16th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day but also National Religious Freedom Day. This pairing brings up an important question in light of current events, “If Dr. King was alive today, what would he say to forcing … Read more

Will PA Issue Fines for Views On Marriage? Not On My Watch.

December 22, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags:

Good people have been fined and put out of business in states like Colorado and New Mexico because of their views on marriage.

Will that happen in Pennsylvania? Not on my watch.

Look what’s happened in various parts of the … Read more

Preserve Freedom, Reject Coercion.

December 16, 2016 | 2 comments | Posted in Privacy rights, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Over 75 prominent religious and thought leaders nationwide, including the Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput (Archbishop of Philadelphia), have come together as charter signatories of “Preserve Freedom, Reject Coercion,” a statement that affirms every American’s freedom to peacefully live their … Read more

#GivingTuesday: Our needs are greater than we can provide

November 28, 2016 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags:

Update by Randall Wenger, Chief Counsel for the Independence Law Center

As you consider making any contributions to important causes this Giving Tuesday, may I request your donation in support of growing our religious freedom outreach?

We have been swamped … Read more

PA Family Institute: Why We Do What We Do

November 28, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Family, Religious Freedom | Tags:

 

Pennsylvania Family Institute is the state’s leading pro-life, pro-family advocacy organization. Your partnership with us helps to advance the core issues of life, marriage and family and religious freedom throughout the Commonwealth. Click here to contribute.… Read more

MUST WATCH: Her opening argument in the Washington florist’s case is spot on

November 15, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

What I learned watching Barronelle Stutzman’s court case arguments 

By: Dan Bartkowiak

I just finished watching the oral arguments in the case against the Washington florist and if there’s one lesson to learn, it’s that Pennsylvania does not want to … Read more

Will you stand with Barronelle?

November 14, 2016 | 6 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Washington State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case, State of Washington v. Arlene’s Flowers.

No one should be punished by the government for peacefully living and working consistent with her beliefs. Yet … Read more

Prime Example of How You Can Make a Difference

October 27, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in Privacy rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

VICTORY for Religious Freedom, Privacy Rights Governor Wolf’s Bathroom Bills Have Been Stopped for 2016 –Here are Two Action Items to Show Your Appreciation

FACT: One of the greatest threats to religious freedom and personal privacy ever faced in Pennsylvania … Read more

Friday, October 21 – Friends of the Family Banquet

October 5, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags:

“Outstanding”…”Very encouraging”…”Refreshing”…”I’m still in awe of Friday evening!”

Pennsylvania Family Institute is privileged and grateful to receive these and many other compliments from those attending our annual Friends of the Family banquet – what has become one of the premier … Read more

Pastors Luncheon Following Harrisburg Prayer Rally Sept. 15th

September 7, 2016 | 2 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

 

Immediately following the Prayer Rally with Franklin Graham in Harrisburg on Thursday, September 15th is a Pastors Luncheon from 1:30pm – 3pm at the Harrisburg Hilton; just a few blocks away from the rally. Any pastor and their spouse … Read more