Posts Tagged: Supreme Court

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

Pittsburgh Diocese Suing Obama Admin over Abortion Mandate

October 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”

The … Read more

Lancaster County Wood Products Business Files Supreme Court Petition

September 19, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

Seeks to Protect Religious Liberties Against Assault by Federal Government

            Conestoga Wood Specialties and the Hahn family, which owns the business, filed a Petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, asking the high court to hear its religious liberty appeal.… Read more

What Should Happen With Marriage

June 25, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

Kids need love. Love on a daily basis. Providing for physical needs is just not enough. They’re smart enough to learn that no amount of food or toys can take the place of the emotional need of … Read more

Recap from the March for Marriage

March 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

“What a great day!”

That was the repeated response from numerous friends on our bus from Lancaster to our nation’s capital for the March for Marriage. 50 supporters made the trip early Tuesday morning, March 26th to … Read more

Family Institute in the News

March 26, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

Michael Geer, president of Pennsylvania Family Institute, was interviewed on CBS 21 in Harrisburg regarding the Prop 8 case being heard before the US Supreme Court today. Click here to view the video.

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Randall Wenger, chief counsel of the … Read more

March 26th – Marriage March – Bus Available from Lancaster

March 6, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , ,

On March 26th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Perry case, which will determine if Proposition 8 – the citizens initiative approved by the people of California in 2008 to protect marriage – is constitutional or not. … Read more

Forty Years in the Land of Roe

January 22, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Supreme Court, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

Roe v. Wade is an historic stain on the United States of America.  Unimaginable evil has been perpetrated under this single judicial decision, which has guaranteed to our nation one of the most “liberal”–to the extent that … Read more

The Passing of a Great Judge: Supreme Court Nominee Judge Robert Bork

December 19, 2012 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Politics, pro-life, Supreme Court, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

by Tom Shaheen

RIP Robert H. Bork 1927-2012

Judge Robert Bork was nominated by President Reagan in 1987 to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court but his nomination was successfully blocked from Senate confirmation by a full-scale verbal attack (now … Read more

PA Supreme Court Hands Down Christmas Present to the Unborn

December 28, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life | Tags: , ,

This time last year, the Independence Law Center (with the help of an army of volunteer attorneys) filed an amici brief on behalf of the Pa. Family Institute, the Pa. Pro-Life Federation, the Pa. Catholic Conference, and about 60 state … Read more