Posts Tagged: religious freedom

Christian Home School Family Allowed to Stay!

March 4, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Kate Boyle

Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since it was outlawed by Adolf Hitler in 1938. For that reason, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike came to America seeking religious and educational freedom for themselves and their family.

In 2006, … Read more

8 Things You Should Know About This Year’s Critical Supreme Court Case (Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius)

February 25, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

One month from today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case Conestoga Wood Specialties v Sebelius. Here are eight things you should know about the case:

The Hahn Family, a Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Mennonite family, owns Conestoga… Read more

Facebook Offers New Gender Options to Users

February 17, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Children, College, education, Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , ,

by Kate Boyle

What happened to male or female, boy or girl, man or woman? Well, in the land of Facebook, those gender distinctions are no longer the only options available. Facebook announced on Thursday that they would now be … Read more

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

Geneva College Doesn’t Have to Provide Abortifacients, Judge Rules

December 24, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Geneva College doesn’t have to provide its employees with insurance coverage for contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and other “preventive services,” under a decision issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

The decision is another … 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

Senator Toomey Breaks Promise to Pennsylvania Voters

November 12, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics, Religious Freedom, Voting | Tags: , , ,

Senator Toomey Breaks Promise to Pennsylvania Voters, Time for Citizens to Hold Him Accountable

It is deeply disappointing and troubling that U.S. Senator Pat Toomey broke his promise to Pennsylvania voters that he would oppose the “Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (ENDA) … Read more

US Senate to Vote on Threat to Religious Freedom Next Week!

November 1, 2013 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Senators Toomey and Casey Scheduled to Vote Dangerous Bill That Threatens Religious Freedom and Conscience

Employers know best what qualities or characteristics are relevant to performing a particular job, not the federal government. So why does Congress want to inject … Read more

On Transgender People and Locker Rooms

October 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

On Tuesday of this week, I had an article published in the online journal Public Discourse arguing that “gender identity non-discrimination” legislation like Pennsylvania’s HB/SB 300 will necessarily lead to a functional prohibition on sex segregated personal … Read more