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Blog Post Archive

Clarifying the Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

The Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling last summer left many states in limbo concerning marriage law. Now, a Tennessee lawsuit is calling for much needed clarity.  David Fowler, president of Family Action Council of Tennessee, explains why the suit is needed and what he hopes the outcome will be. Show More Summary

Commentary: ‘Best’ is Not Available – Choose the ‘Better’

by Stuart Shepard You’ve heard the argument: “Aha! So you think (fill-in-the-blank) is the right candidate? Well, I’m very surprised and disappointed that you – as a Bible-believing Christian – would be in full support their long history...Show More Summary

What Will Cleveland Mean for You? | Family Policy Briefing

The Republican National Convention kicked off in Cleveland this week. It’s been unusual, to say the least, but what does it mean for voters of faith? Paul Weber of Family Policy Alliance talks about everything from the party platform...Show More Summary

House Passes Important Pro-Life Bill

The House of Representatives passed the Conscience Protection Act on Wednesday. The bill would ensure pro-life Americans will not have to participate in abortion. Tony Perkins with the Family Research Council said it is a step in the right direction. Show More Summary

Pence VP Pick Could Change Presidential Race | Family Policy Briefing

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is the apparent choice for Trump’s vice president. Pence, who has famously introduced himself as “a Christian, a conservative and a Republican – in that order,” has been a champion for conservative values in Indiana. Show More Summary

We Already Knew | Stoplight

In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard explains why we already knew there would be no indictment of Hillary Clinton. But he doesn’t stop there. He suggests that we remember all the things that we already know. If you’re among those...Show More Summary

Nebraska AG Takes on Obama | Family Policy Briefing

Led by Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, 11 more states have joined a lawsuit against the Obama Administration’s bathroom edict. Al Riskowski of Nebraska Family Alliance tells us he’s proud to work with elected officials who stand...Show More Summary

Congress Considers Pro-Life Conscience Protection Act

House leadership will bring a pro-life conscience protection act to the floor for a vote Wednesday. S 304, the Conscience Protection Act (CPA), would stop the government from discriminating against those who do not wish to be forced to take part in abortion. Show More Summary

Religious Freedom Bill Gets Hearing

Today a House committee heard a bill that would protect people of faith from government discrimination. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee heard the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA). Last summer when the U.S. Supreme...Show More Summary

Freedom For Me, But Not For Thee | Family Policy Briefing

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves says Mississippi’s religious freedom act is unconstitutional. Christians must give up some of their freedoms to accommodate others. Bruce Hausknecht of Focus on the Family tells us that will have aShow More Summary

Could Churches Be Forced to Comply with Bathroom Laws?

A pamphlet put out by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission has churches wondering if they may be forced to allow men access to women’s restrooms in places of worship. The brochure argues that since churches are public places, they are required to comply with sexual orientation and gender identity laws. Show More Summary

One Mom, One Great Idea

With all that’s going on in the culture, you’ve probably felt like giving up. Maybe you’ve even said these words, “What difference can one person make?” One mom in Virginia may have said those words, but instead of giving in, she decided to do something about it. Show More Summary

Delaware: No Constitutional Amendment Creating Special Rights |Family Policy Briefing

The Delaware Family Policy Council, along with Family Policy Alliance and other allies, successfully ended an attempt to enshrine special rights for homosexuals in the state Constitution. Executive Director Nicole Theis says the keyShow More Summary

Kicking Jesus Off the Bus | Stoplight

Someone thinks a particular Word is not something people should see on a bus stop bench. Thankfully, the pastor who placed it there understands his First Amendment rights. Stuart Shepard explains in his Stoplight® commentary. The post Kicking Jesus Off the Bus | Stoplight appeared first on Family Policy Alliance.

It’s Time… to Think Bigger than Trump

Family Policy Alliance is proud to work with nearly 40 state-based family policy groups, including The Family Leader in Iowa. Bob Vander Plaats is the president and CEO. This article first appeared on their website. http://www.thefamilyleader.com/...Show More Summary

Top Court Gives Abortion Industry a Gift | Family Policy Briefing

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a commonsense Texas law that requires abortion facilities to meet the same standards as other surgical centers, putting the lives of women at risk. Autumn Leva tells us the effects of the decision may...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Puts Abortion Above a Woman’s Right to Basic Care

Five justices on the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law today that required abortion sellers to meet the same level of medical safety standards as other similar surgical centers. Writing for the majority, Justice Stephen Breyer...Show More Summary

A Handshake from Trump | Family Policy Briefing

About a thousand evangelical leaders met with presidential hopeful Donald Trump, today in New York. Paul Weber, Family Policy Alliance President and CEO, was in that meeting. He described it as the beginning of a longer conversation....Show More Summary

Marriage Supporters to March on Anniversary of Supreme Court Decision

The March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., will be held on Saturday, June 25, the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that redefined marriage. The Obergefell v. Hodges ruling blatantly ignored the U.S. Constitution and wrongly imposed the will of five justices on all 50 states. Show More Summary

California Law in Court: Attorneys Hope to Stop State from Forcing Abortion Support

Hearings are under way in the case of a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy centers to promote abortion. AB 775 requires licensed medical centers offering services to pregnant women to post a disclosure that California offers free or low-cost abortion and contraception services. Show More Summary

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