Posts Tagged: discrimination

Unelected Commission Implements Changes that Alarmingly Impact Your Freedom

September 6, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Privacy rights, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Bypassing the PA General Assembly, an unelected Commission is changing the way it views the word “sex” in Pennsylvania’s civil rights law, raising serious concerns for religious freedom and personal privacy.

PA Human Relations Commission (PHRC), a group of nine … Read more

CALL YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE – Key Bathroom Bill Vote Imminent

June 8, 2016 | 1 comment | Posted in Privacy rights | Tags: , , ,

A procedural vote to move HB 1510 – the “Bathroom Bill” – could happen as early as Tuesday. Your voice is critical to stop this dangerous legislation.  Please take action now to help defeat this bill!

Action Steps: Call Your… 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

30 Reasons Why HB/SB 300 is Bad for PA

May 26, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in First Amendment, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Some state lawmakers have plans to soon re-introduce a bill that would create a new target for discrimination here in Pennsylvania against those who exercise their personal or religious freedom.

This would create special privileges for some based on sexual … Read more

VIDEO – Key distinction in debate over “discrimination”

April 30, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Barronelle Stutzman and her attorney –  Alliance Defending Freedom’s Kristen Waggoner – are interviewed by Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) President Cathi Herrod. CAP is a sister-organization to the PA Family Institute. Here are highlights from the interview:

Waggoner: Christians … Read more

$135,000 – The Price of Personal Beliefs

April 24, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

A judge in Oregon recommended today an order demanding that Aaron and Melissa Klein pay fines totaling $135,000 because they declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.

In January 2013 a customer walked into Sweet Cakes by Melissa … Read more

Rep. Frankel’s HB 300 Would Authorize Personal Harm on Pennsylvanians

February 19, 2015 | 5 comments | Posted in Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

“Even if we were to legalize gay marriage, if a photographer had a personal reason for not wanting to photograph that wedding they would not be able to be sued or something would they?” – WITF Smart Talk host Nell … Read more

Religious Liberty Threats Follow Marriage Redefinition

August 14, 2014 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

It has long been contended by proponents of the traditional definition of marriage that with the abandonment of that definition will come assaults to the religious liberties we have long taken for granted. Naturally, those predictions were … Read more

To Gov. Corbett: HB 300 & SB 300 Still Bad Policy

December 19, 2013 | 2 comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Governor Tom Corbett’s sudden and surprising announcement that he now backs special protections for sexual orientation and gender identity contradicts his campaign promises to oppose such legislation. Not only is he going against his commitment to those who elected him, … Read more

Colorado Baker Ordered to Bake for Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

December 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

From ABCNews.com:

A Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple has been given an ultimatum by a judge; serve gay weddings or face fines.

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In his written decision, Spence ordered that Phillips “cease … Read more