Posts Tagged: family

New Mexico Says “No” To Religious Liberty

June 5, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Eleanor Linton, PFI Intern

With New Mexico’s Court of Appeals ruling on Tuesday June 5, religious liberties protected by the First Amendment took a severe blow. The Court upheld an opinion from the New Mexico Human Rights Commission that … Read more

The President Endorses Divorce; Slams Monogamy?

May 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

“Imagine a scenario in which the President of the United States used his bully pulpit do declare to the country that divorce was a good thing…”

Joseph Backholm, my colleague at the Family Policy Institute of Washington outside Seattle, wrote … Read more

Taking a “Marriage Test Drive” a Prescription for Failure

April 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: ,

Posted by Michael Geer

A recent column in the Sunday New York Times provides an insightful look at the growth of cohabitation in America, the reality that it actually increases the likelihood of divorce should the couple later marry, and … Read more

Election Day is Tomorrow – April 24!

April 23, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Institute Primary Voters’ Guide

*Additional candidates have responded*

Your vote is your voice, and your right to vote is a privilege, one of the precious freedoms many have fought and died to protect. It should not … Read more

Merry Christmas from Pennsylvania Family Institute

December 23, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family | Tags: ,

Dear friend,

It has been our joy and privilege to serve you and all Pennsylvania families over this past year.  With Christmas now upon us, let us reflect on the author and giver of life, who came to Earth to … Read more

Penn State, Wet Hair and a Mother’s Love

November 15, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family | Tags: , ,

What was missing at Penn State?  Love.

Here, I post a thoughtful piece by Tim Henderson, director of Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) at Penn State.  A must read.

Excerpt:

“First, though, consider two of the victims described in the … Read more

PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence Absurdly Wrong on SB 732

September 29, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Health, Life, Politics, Sexuality, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

Today, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) sent a memorandum to members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, encouraging them to vote against Senate Bill 732, a bill that would simply apply the same health and safety standards to abortion … Read more

The Chilling of Our First Amendment Rights

July 21, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

An absolute MUST read by Maggie Gallagher.  Chilling indeed.  (First published on National Review Online)

The Chilling of Our First Amendment Rights – By Maggie Gallagher – The Corner – National Review Online.… Read more

Are You A Huper? Washington Post Writer Discovers Boys & Girls are Different…

July 5, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

…But remains among those who want to change that fact.

The reality of the created order has often been resisted or denied, but what is is, like it or not.  I stumbled across this column from the Washington Post this … Read more

Victory for Independence Law Center

June 29, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , , ,

Just got word from our chief counsel, Randy Wenger, that the Independence Law Center won a victory for Child Evangelism Fellowship in a dispute with the Harrisburg School District over “Good News Clubs.” More details to come.… Read more