Posts Tagged: children

Defend marriage, for the kids’ sake

July 16, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics | Tags: , ,

(The following is an op-ed that was published in The Patriot News

By Brandon McGinley

Single parenthood is on the rise. Fatherlessness, in particular, abounds. Out-of-wedlock childbearing occurs at levels that previous generations of reformers, such as Democratic Senator … Read more

Those who support marriage ousted from public eye

April 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Emily Kreps

As we’re told time and time again by liberal activists, the media, and progressives everywhere, those of us who believe that marriage is between a husband and wife are out of sync and unpopular in today’s society.… Read more

Head Start ends up being a false start

February 20, 2013 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

Head Start, the federal program for pre-kindergarten children from low-income families, costs taxpayers $8 billion each year. Congress asked the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of the program’s effectiveness, the results … Read more

Holy Kindness, Batman! Nothing Random Here

March 30, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life | Tags: , , , ,

By Michael Geer I’ve always wondered about those bumper stickers, “Practice Random Acts of Kindness.”  I appreciate the sentiment, but if you’re practicing anything, it can’t be random.  Anyway, this Caped Crusader is very intentional about brightening the lives of … Read more

Parental Rights Undermined by Homosexual Agenda

December 9, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Sexuality | Tags: , ,

From Alliance Defense Fund blog:

Should our parental rights to raise our children be trumped by our children’s sexual choices—those which are championed by radical groups such as the ACLU (complaining that abstinence programs do not work because “they leave … Read more

Two Bills Introduced to Prevent Child Abandonment at Casinos

November 3, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted in Family | Tags: , ,

Legislation introduced by Rep. Michael O’Brien, D-Philadelphia, that for the first time would allow the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to assess fines against a casino for failing to report an incident of child abandonment on its premises or for failing … Read more

School Choice Passes Senate, Now Onto House

October 27, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

Thank you to all who called and emailed your State Senator about Senate Bill 1!

By a 27-22 vote, the state Senate passed a school voucher plan that is targeted to low-income children attending poor-performing schools. The bill now heads … Read more

Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Edges Out Christian Adoption Agency

September 15, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) informed the Evangelical Child and Family Agency (ECFA) — a 61-year-old group that has been contracting with the state to place foster children in homes since 1965 — that its contract … Read more