Posts Tagged: religious freedom
The following is a statement from Pennsylvania Family Institute President and CEO Michael Geer on President Trump’s Religious Freedom Executive Order:
Religious freedom and rights of conscience have been severely undermined in America in recent years. The Executive Order signed … Read more
Not only is January 16th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day but also National Religious Freedom Day. This pairing brings up an important question in light of current events, “If Dr. King was alive today, what would he say to forcing … Read more
PA Family Institute, counting on thousands to heed their calls to action and for financial support, is the state’s leading advocate for pro-life, pro-family principles.
Tom Shaheen, Vice President for Policy at the Pennsylvania Family Institute, offers insight on … Read more
In 2013, two truck drivers – Mahad Abass Mohamed and Abdikarim Hassan Bulshale – were fired from their position with an Illinois-based trucking company. They were fired because they refused to deliver alcohol – something that violated their religious beliefs.… Read more
Elaine Huguenin is a Christian photographer in New Mexico. Back before marriage had even been redefined in that state, Huguenin was asked to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony. Knowing both that she could not use her artistic talents to celebrate … Read more
Proponents of the “Fairness Act” like to say that their proposal enjoys the support of a strong majority of Pennsylvanians. But like with all polling, it depends on how you ask the question.
If the “Fairness Act” concept—the introduction of … Read more
Statements by a State Senator provide clear evidence that Pennsylvania Christian schools are at risk should SB 974 (the so-called “Fairness Act”) become law. At issue: What happens when a Christian school dismisses a teacher for engaging in a public … Read more
Kelvin Cochran may very well be the best fire fighter in the United States. And he’s out of a job because of his beliefs about human sexuality.
Chief Cochran was raised in poverty in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was one of … Read more
This PA Senator wants it illegal for Catholic schools to require teachers to follow Catholic teaching
The administration of Holy Ghost Prep, a Catholic high school in the Philadelphia suburbs, knew that foreign language teacher Michael Griffin lived with his same-sex partner. Even though teachers’ contracts include a clause about following the teachings of the Catholic … Read more