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Archived Since:June 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Unlikely Partners

Family Policy Alliance partnered with an unlikely ally to protect the privacy and safety of women – a self-described radical feminist group called Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF). Together, Family Policy Alliance and WoLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court in the Gloucester case. Show More Summary

Religious Freedom is Elementary in Playground Case

Trinity Lutheran Child Learning Center simply wanted to make its facility safer for the children who use it. That’s why the center applied for a state grant to get recycled tire products to resurface the playground. But the state ofShow More Summary

Super Power | Stoplight

Should a federal judge have the power to change the plain meaning of a word in order to change a law to suit his preference? That’s exactly what happened at the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard explores the impact of this devious method of legislating from the bench. Show More Summary

Raising Your Voice

Your support is critical in making your voice—and the voices of families across the country—heard at the U.S. Capitol and your state capitol this legislative season. At the federal level, Family Policy Alliance and our alliance of 40...Show More Summary

Pornography: A Public Health Crisis

Pat Trueman, president of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, tells us how simply enforcing obscenity laws already on the books could impact pornography and its effect on our culture. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed to enforce these existing laws. Show More Summary

Palms Up for Our Coptic Sisters and Brothers

This past Sunday, you and I celebrated Palm Sunday in safety, recalling Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem two millennia ago. Yet for our Coptic brethren in Egypt, that same celebration was marred by hatred and suicide bombers leading to the deaths of nearly 50 faithful followers and injuries to over 100. Show More Summary

Arizona Passes Pro-Family Bills

The Arizona Legislature recently passed bills protecting the sanctity of human life and allowing parents unprecedented choice in where they send their children to school. One of the bills, SB 1367, is a law that provides basic, humane medical care for babies born alive after abortions. Show More Summary

Gorsuch Set to Be Confirmed to the Supreme Court Tomorrow

Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court made history today when Senate Democrats led the first successful filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee. Though the vote to end the debate over Gorsuch so that Senators could voteShow More Summary

Reliable Strangers – a Reflection on North Dakota by Stuart Shepard

  So, I flew to North Dakota. First time ever. I learned something that they all know that we would all do well to know. Took an Embraer 145 up from Denver. One of those tiny regional jets that makes us all tilt our heads to the left as we single-file down the narrow aisle. Show More Summary

North Dakota Families Engaging the Culture | Family Policy Briefing

We travel to Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota, to meet with hundreds of people who resonate with the idea that America should be a nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive and life is cherished. Paul...Show More Summary

NCAA Bullies North Carolina on Privacy

The North Carolina Legislature voted to approve a “compromise” that seriously harms HB 2, a law that was passed to protect the privacy and safety of women and children in private spaces such as restrooms, locker rooms and changing areas. Show More Summary

Supreme Job Description | Stoplight

Have you ever thought about the job description for a Supreme Court Justice? What is it, exactly, that they are supposed to do? In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard highlights two distinctly different views. Ask your senators to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch. Show More Summary

Trump Making Progress in First 60 Days | Family Policy Briefing

It’s hard to believe President Trump has only been in office for 60 days. Autumn Leva, policy director for Family Policy Alliance, tells us there’s good news and better news when it comes to the issues we hold dear. We take a look at...Show More Summary

Hawaii Lawmakers Table Assisted-Suicide Bill for Now

Hawaiians took action last week and succeeded in getting an assisted-suicide bill deferred in a House committee. Thousands of people called or emailed their legislators urging them to oppose any bill that would allow a doctor to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs to a terminally ill patient. Show More Summary

Unleashing Citizenship in a Blue State | Family Policy Briefing

Even in left-leaning New York, many people hold pro-family and pro-life values. Our Stuart Shepard helped out at a large event in Albany this week that was organized by our allies at New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation. Show More Summary

Help Train Future Leaders at our Statesmen Academy

Paul Weber shares how you can be part of the important work of Family Policy Foundation’s Statesmen Academy. Right now, a matching grant will multiply the impact of your support.     The post Help Train Future Leaders at our Statesmen Academy appeared first on Family Policy Alliance.

States Make Progress on Family Issues

Even after the surprising results of the 2016 election, the wheels of the federal government continue to grind slowly on family-friendly legislation. But at the state level,  significant progress is being made of life, family and religious freedom. Show More Summary

Kentucky Flips Legislature – Good Things Happen | Family Policy Briefing

This past election proved to be a huge success for conservatives in Kentucky. Kent Ostrander, executive director of The Family Foundation of Kentucky, one of Family Policy Alliance’s 40 state-based allies, tells us what’s happening after a hundred-year conservative drought. Show More Summary

Your Alliance is Growing – Thanks to You!

Your support is strengthening and expanding Family Policy Alliance’s network of state- based allies across the nation. In just the past year, three new state organizations have launched or relaunched—to protect your family and your values. Show More Summary

First, Do No Harm | Family Policy Alliance

People come to him seeking help for their medical problems. But what if instead of a prescription for health, he directs you to take a prescription for death? Dr. William Bolthouse shares what you need to know before deciding what you think about assisted suicide. The post First, Do No Harm | Family Policy Alliance appeared first on Family Policy Alliance.

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