Posts Categorized: Religious Freedom

50-year Ministry to Public School Children Grounded

October 26, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Agency Misapplied Law to Ground Private Ministry’s Buses

Franklin County, Pennsylvania – An organization that for 50 years has been providing free, once-a-week religious education for students off school premises has had its fleet of buses grounded by the State … Read more

Is it fair to force a school to open girls restrooms to male students?

October 16, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in education, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Many of the concerns with the “Fairness Act”—the proposal that would add “sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression” to Pennsylvania’s non-discrimination law—may not hit very close to home to a lot of people. After all, only so many Pennsylvanians… Read more

City Lawyer: Don’t Share Your Beliefs With Anyone

October 15, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Chief Kelvin Cochran was before a judge on Wednesday (October 14) as a district court in the state of Georgia heard arguments about whether or not to move forward with his lawsuit.

Chief Cochran (our special guest at the Friends Read more

Proposed “Fairness” Act actually undermines fairness, tolerance

August 28, 2015 | 6 comments | Posted in Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania is already a tolerant state.  Bill would threaten needed services.

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Family Council, the state’s largest pro-family advocacy organization, calls on Pennsylvania Legislators to reject proposed legislation that would undermine the tolerance and religious freedom for … Read more

Protect Your Freedom – Resources for your church, ministry, business and school.

July 10, 2015 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags:

The Supreme Court’s decision to redefine marriage has staggering implications for religious freedom, and the ability for individuals, for-profit businesses, non-profit businesses, religious schools and ministries to freely operate in accordance with their faith convictions.

Pennsylvania lawmakers are currently seeking … Read more

The Rising “Price of Citizenship” – from 7k to 135k

July 3, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Do we celebrate independence by forcing Americans to act against their conscience or pay a heavy fine?

We’re sadly now seeing the consequences of state government passing laws that force citizens to make this choice:

In 2013, Elaine Huguenin from … Read more

What happens now? Resources to protect your church, ministry, business

June 30, 2015 | No comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: ,

The Supreme Court’s decision to redefine marriage has staggering implications for religious freedom, and the ability for individuals and businesses, religious schools and ministries to freely operate in accordance with their faith convictions.

Is there anything that can be done … Read more

9 Ways Redefining Marriage Impacts Your World

June 26, 2015 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags:

This list courtesy of Focus on the Family.

With the Supreme Court ruling to redefine marriage, we will continue to see religious freedom taking a back seat to sexual freedom in many facets of society:

Harms Children: Redefining marriage denies… Read more

Another example of why we must stop proposed laws like these in Pennsylvania

June 24, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Sadly, there is another example of why we need to fight here in PA against laws that put good people out of business: Richard and Betty Odgaard had owned Görtz Haus Gallery in Grimes, Iowa since 2002. They purchased an … Read more

“His work is a part of his worship.”

June 1, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in Free Speech, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

“The passion of what we do at Hands On Originals is to take people’s message and make it better.” – Blaine Adamson, Managing Owner

“He’s very serious about the fact that his work is a part of his worship. And … Read more