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Archived Since:June 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Assault on Religious Freedom is ‘Undeniable’

If it seems to you that attacks on Americans’ religious freedoms continue to grow, you’re right.  A comprehensive new report details the attacks – and documents a 133-percent increase since 2011. The report is titled “Undeniable.” It’s...Show More Summary

Texas Churches Sue Federal Government | Family Policy Briefing

They’re helping Texas families after Hurricane Harvey, but FEMA will not help them. Why? Because of their faith. So now, three churches are going to court. Autumn Leva, our Director of Policy and Communications, explains why churches and other Christian non-profits should be treated the same as anybody else who was impacted by the storm. Show More Summary

About That Prayer Plaque That Used to Be on the Wall

by Stuart Shepard It was just a rather sizable, but otherwise plain-looking, plaque on the wall of the Spiller Elementary lunchroom. It’s been at the Wytheville, Virginia, school for so long, no one remembers who put it there. Here’s what it says – or rather – said: Our Father: We thank thee for this food. Show More Summary

Iowa: In a ‘Timeless Voice,’ the Church Speaks to Government

Family Policy Alliance is proud to be allied with The Family Leader in Iowa. I believe that God desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of Him (1 Timothy 2:4). That means people from all political parties and ideologies, and even those who serve as elected officials. Show More Summary

Cakes and Conscience | Family Policy Briefing

A Christian cake-shop owner turned down a request to create a custom cake for a same-sex ceremony.  He’s been in court ever since, and the Supreme Court is about to hear his case. What are the best arguments a Christian conservativeShow More Summary

Pro-Life Groups Ask Congress to Defund Planned Parenthood

Leaders from 10 pro-life groups, including Family Policy Alliance, sent a letter to members of the U.S. House and Senate asking them to honor their promise to stop taxpayer funding of abortion. “This Republican Pro-life Congress made...Show More Summary

New York Court of Appeals Rejects ‘Right’ to Assisted Suicide

New York Court of Appeals Rejects ‘Right’ to Assisted Suicide New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is one of our 40 state-based allies. Today, the New York Court of Appeals released its decision in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman. Show More Summary

Making a Clear Statement on God’s Design for Marriage | Family Policy Briefing

The Nashville Statement thoughtfully describes God’s timeless design for marriage and relationships. Initial signers of the detailed document include Al Mohler, Francis Chan and our own Paul Weber. In the Family Policy Briefing, the president and CEO of Family Policy Alliance explains to Stuart Shepard the need for such a clear statement. Show More Summary

REPORT BACK: Your Wins in State Legislatures!

Your dedicated support has allowed Family Policy Alliance to track and analyze over 1,400 bills across the United States this legislative session. These bills impact families like yours on important issues like the sanctity of life, religious freedom and family values. Show More Summary

Texas: Governor Calls for Day of Prayer on Sunday

With the devastating flooding from Hurricane Harvey still ongoing, Gov. Greg Abbott proclaimed Sunday, September 3, a “Day of Prayer.” “It is right and fitting,” he wrote in the proclamation, “that the people of Texas should join with...Show More Summary

Pennsylvania: School Board Keeps Planned Parenthood Out

Family Policy Alliance is proud to work alongside our ally, Pennsylvania Family Council. by Dan Bartkowiak I hope you join me and everyone in the pro-life community in celebrating great news out of Reading, Pennsylvania. Not only are teens better off this school year but Planned Parenthood is really mad. Show More Summary

God and the Constitutions | Stoplight

Did you realize that Jesus somehow sneaked into the U.S. Constitution? Do you know how many state Constitutions mention God? In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard answers those questions – and builds a bookshelf. After you watch...Show More Summary

Empowering Parents and Students

It’s hard to believe the back-to-school routine of busy mornings, school lunches and homework is upon us again — or will be very soon. Have you ever thought about how so much of the debate about education is not focused on the kids who...Show More Summary

Undoing the Transgender Military Mandate | Family Policy Briefing

President Trump is in the process of undoing President Obama’s transgender activism that was pushed on the military. What do we say about that mandate – and the undoing of it? Stephanie Curry, Public Policy Manager for Family PolicyShow More Summary

Getting the Best Education for Your Child | Family Policy Briefing

Why doesn’t the government offer parents more options to find the best education for their children? Paul Weber, president and CEO of Family Policy Alliance, explains the many ways that children could be better served, if the needs of families were given priority. Show More Summary

And Then There Was Light

Photo by Stephen Theis, father-in-law of the executive director of Delaware Family Policy Council, Family Policy Alliance’s state ally in Delaware. And Then There Was Light By Autumn Leva, Director of Policy & Communication “Let there be light,” and then there was light. Show More Summary

The Word That’s Not in the Constitution

by Stuart Shepard You won’t find this word in our nation’s founding document. You can search every Article, every Section. It’s a word that, given the historical context and how common it was in the late 1700s, you would expect to be in there. Show More Summary

Nebraska: 5 Important Religious Rights Every Student Needs to Know About

Family Policy Alliance is proud to work alongside Nebraska Family Alliance, one of our 40 state-based allies. This month, 286,000 students are returning to public school in Nebraska. A question I am asked frequently during this season...Show More Summary

Families Stop ‘Gender Identity’ Ordinance in West Virginia

In a win for families and small businesses, the Parkersburg, West Virginia, City Council rejected an ordinance that would have violated the privacy rights of moms and daughters. The ordinance would have created special rights to four...Show More Summary

You Can be a Follower of Jesus or a White Supremacist, But Not Both | Family Policy Briefing

What do we say about Charlottesville? Racism, protests, murder. This is clearly not what God desires for our nation. But it’s definitely what everyone is talking about this week. Eric Teetsel, president of Family Policy Alliance of Kansas,...Show More Summary

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