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New year, new elections, even in good old Pennsylvania

January 2, 2008 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Do the good folks of Des Moines or Dubuque (Iowa) or Manchester (N.H.) really decide for us who will be our next president? That’s what you’re likely to think if you get caught up in the over-hyped 24/7 news coverage. … Read more

Just WHOSE plan is ‘Family Planning’ anyway?

December 19, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

Plans were on a fast track to reverse a decades-old ban on federal taxpayer funding of family planning groups that perform or promote abortions overseas, but instead were derailed in a victory for the sanctity of human life! Leading Democrats … Read more

‘Christmas Tree’ and Crosses in Pennsylvania’s Capitol!

December 11, 2007 | 3 comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

Each December, it thrills my heart to see the annual display of a Christmas tree in our magnificent state capitol rotunda, set for official lighting (and live simulcast to troops overseas this year) on Dec. 12th. And wow! Imagine our … Read more

Victory for sanctity of life, victory for religious conscience! Good riddance to the short-lived ’emergency contraception’ mandate bill

December 4, 2007 | 1 comment | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

House Bill 288, a bill that would mandate hospitals and physicians to offer the “morning-after-pill” to rape victims despite any religious objections, has been withdrawn by the sponsor due to a lack of support for the legislation. This is a … Read more

PA’s Cyber schools threatened by legislation, 20,000 kids stand to lose their best options!

December 3, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania’s public cyber charter schools and the 20,000 kids who rely on them are set to take a big hit from the state legislature – to the delight of those opposed to parental choice in education, not the least of … Read more

‘Same-sex’ Marriage Ceremony in Philly, One Step Closer to Radically Changing PA Marriage Law??

November 19, 2007 | 3 comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

The Philadelphia Inquirer front page story has gay activists hailing former Mayor John Street as he is set to preside over the “marriage” ceremony of two men. Nevermind that gay marriage is illegal by statute in Pennsylvania. To top that, … Read more

Since when is gambling a crime in Atlantic City??

November 15, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

“23 charged in Atlantic City gambling ring” (Atlantic City Press) Crazy headline in a city and state that are wed to casino gambling! So I ask: Is it only wrong when the state doesn’t get its greedy hands on some … Read more

Hats off to Peggie Miller and her White Ribbon campaign!

November 5, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

Hometown Hero award winner, Peggie Miller of Lancaster was featured in her hometown newspaper for her decades-long efforts to raise awareness of the harmfulness of pornography and to protect families and communities by keeping sex businesses out of her area. … Read more

Christian foster parents threatened by ‘gay laws’ in Britain

November 5, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Article from London newspaper worth reading. See this as a warning of the very real consequences on foster care and religious liberty of ministries, providers and families. Even in seemingly innocuous bills like PA House Bill 302 (out of committee … Read more

What! Police needed at casinos? Say it isn’t so?!

November 1, 2007 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Headlines today say that the PA state police might have to cut back their 24 hour duties at the new slots casinos because of funding issues. My first thought was “Why are we providing state police if the gambling supporters … Read more