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Newsboys Stand with Students for ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Students around the country will show their support for religious freedom by bringing their Bibles to school this Thursday. And this year, they’ll have the support of the award-winning Christian band Newsboys. “We’re thrilled to be able to help spread the news about this event to students and their families,” said lead singer Michael Tait. […]

What’s the Definition of a ‘Man’?

Supporters of a bathroom bill in Houston, Texas, are challenging the definition of “man” and “woman”. They say men who self-identify as women should be allowed to use women’s restrooms, locker rooms and other public accommodations. Many in the city disagree. Lance Berkman, a former Houston Astros all-star, recorded a radio commercial opposing Proposition 1, […]

Beware the Next Generation of Speech Police

College campuses are supposed to be some of the most tolerant to open dialogue. Not so today as young people obsessed with safe zones and microaggressions seek to shut down any speech that offends. This post from Townhall addresses the issue facing free speech.    

Second House Vote Against Planned Parenthood

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood for a second time after a day of testimony by the group’s president. Hearings in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee highlighted what videos from the Center for Medical Progress has shown – that Planned Parenthood takes money in exchange for aborted baby parts. […]

You Can Help Defund Planned Parenthood | CitizenLink Report

Congress continues to push for defunding Planned Parenthood. With six states already pulling tax dollars, the House heard testimony from Cecile Richards, president of the organization, attempting to justify the nearly half a billion dollars they receive in federal funds. But with a president who has pledged to veto any such efforts, we have to […]

Servant Leader

Tom Minnery stayed steadfast, humble and faithful through decades of pro-family work. And though he’s retiring, he’s not done yet. You know those people who retire after a long, productive career – then go right back to work, one way or another, because they still have a lot to give? Tom Minnery is one of […]

Defund Planned Parenthood | Resource Page

The push to defund America’s largest abortion seller, Planned Parenthood, continues. We’ve compiled resources that will help you understand the issue, how your tax dollars are being use, alternative clinics for women’s health care and much more. We hope you’ll find this helpful and please feel free to share! Articles: Planned Parenthood Continues to Abuse […]

Board of Directors

Gen. Patrick Caruana Patrick Caruana has been CitizenLink board of directors chairman since 2013. Prior to that, he was chairman of the Focus on the Family board of directors.  He served 36 years as a member of the U.S. Air Force, retiring as Lieutenant General. During his Air Force career, Gen. Caruana served in the full […]

Planned Parenthood Continues to Abuse Taxpayers

Waste, abuse and potential fraud. That’s what Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) found when it looked into the spending habits of America’s largest abortion seller, Planned Parenthood. ADF released its findings in a report to Congress urging lawmakers to continue to investigate the group and defund its activities. “Americans shouldn’t be forced to give hundreds of […]

Staying the Course

This month, Tom Minnery will step back from his position as CitizenLink president. To honor his nearly 30 years in the public policy arena at Focus on the Family and CitizenLink, we decided to run a ‘Best of Tom’ article series. This piece was published in Citizen magazine in March 2014. Rather suddenly, it seems, we […]

Religion & Liberty | Stoplight

In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard shares some sage advice about faith from some people who many would consider a little radical – even revolutionary.

Interview: The Fallout from Kentucky and Observations on the Presidential Debate | Audio

In a radio interview, Stuart Shepard explains why a federal judge was wrong to send a county clerk to jail, and what state legislatures could be doing to protect Christian elected officials. He also offers some observations on the most recent presidential debate. His conversation with Bob Crittenden was heard on Faith Radio in Alabama […]

Protecting Religious Freedom for Elected Officials | CL Report

Christian elected officials should not be forced to participate in same-sex weddings. John Rustin with the North Carolina Family Policy Council explains what his state did to protect religious freedom. Other states can learn from what’s happening there.

Pain-Capable Bill Dies in the Senate

Senate Republicans were unsuccessful in getting the 60 votes needed to take the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to the floor for a vote. Today’s procedural vote of 54-42 included three pro-life Democrats, but wasn’t enough to push it forward. Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana took to the floor prior to the vote to urge […]

TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Senators to Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

The U.S. Senate has scheduled a procedural vote for Tuesday on a bill that would end most abortions after 20 weeks. H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, has already passed the House. Among other things, it requires an abortionist to determine the gestational age of the pre-born baby. It restricts most abortions after […]

Freedom & Liberty | Stoplight

The Founding Fathers saw an important difference between “Freedom” and “Liberty” – and that’s why they tended to prefer one word over the other. Do you know the distinction between the two? Stuart Shepard explains it in a winsome way in his Stoplight® commentary. Support future statesmen. Support CitizenLink and the Statesmen Academy.    

GOP Debate Highlights Life, Marriage, Religious Freedom | CitizenLink Report

The second Republican presidential debate promised to be a fireworks display – and it didn’t disappoint. From Carly Fiorina’s takedown of Donald Trump, to Marco Rubio’s eloquent answers on foreign policy, CNN enjoyed its highest ratings ever. CitizenLink CEO Paul Weber gives his take on the candidates and how they performed on the important issues […]

Superhuman Effort Underway to Defeat Houston Bathroom Bill

A dangerous “bathroom bill” slated for the November ballot in Houston, Texas, will have ramifications for the rest of the country. Prop 1 has been called The HERO Bill by gay activists, but their efforts to force an agenda on Texans have been anything but heroic. For months now, activists have flexed their muscles through […]

TAKE ACTION: Ask Your U.S. Lawmaker to Defund Planned Parenthood

Please contact your U.S. representative and ask them to defund Planned Parenthood. The House is expected to vote this week on a measure that would place a moratorium on taxpayer funding for the next 12 months. We need you to call your lawmaker now and urge them to defund. You can use the CitizenLink Action […]

A Citizen’s Most Cherished Responsibility

This month, Tom Minnery will step back from his position as CitizenLink president. To honor his nearly 30 years in the public policy arena at Focus on the Family and CitizenLink, we decided to run a ‘Best of Tom’ article series. This piece was published in Citizen magazine in September 2012. For a country as large […]

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