A retired Mennonite pastor and missionary has lost his credentials because of his willingness to “marry” his son who identifies as homosexual and his male partner. In an email the American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide advocate for natural marriage, commended the Lancaster Mennonite Conference for its unwavering decision to stand by the real definition of marriage.
The Republicans had a good night on November 4th and all sorts of promises are being made about what the next Congress will do. Senator Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner and other Congressional leaders will be meeting with President Obama tomorrow. Will they remember the message the American people sent? Let’s help them out!
In the meantime, we can’t forget two things:
Today is Election Day! How important is it to carefully consider the character of the person for whom you vote?
The lesbian mayor of Houston, Texas has been in the news a lot recently. Did you know the voter turnout in that city was only 11 percent the year she was elected? In fact, the average voter turnout in metropolitan areas is 10 percent!
Twenty-nine year old Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon for the express purpose of taking her own life. She reached that decision after being diagnosed with terminable brain cancer earlier this year. She announced in early October, she planned on taking her life on November 1st.
The election is just a couple days away. Have you investigated where candidates stand on issues important to you? Sometimes seeing what organizations have endorsed them tells you a lot about where they stand. We’ve included some of that information here.
A little background: In April of this year Peter LaBarbera, president of Chicago-based Americans for Truth About Homosexuality was invited to speak at the annual conference of the Saskatchewan Pro-life Association. Upon his entry into Canada, he was immediately detained on the grounds he could be violating Canada’s “Hate Propaganda” law. The authorities at the Regina Airport searched through all his luggage, his cell phone, all the books and other material he was bringing into the country, closely scrutinized his website After the three hour ordeal, they decided he would not be admitted into the country, told he could appeal their decision the next day and was handed over to his friend Bill Whatcott.
As listed in today’s news release, McCaffery faces several accusations against him — accusations that the average Pennsylvanians would be investigated for, if they were leveled at them. But Seamus McCaffery simply walks away. As a pro-decency group, our major concern is whether the emails described in last week’s news release are illegal obscenity. It is against federal law to email obscene material!
Yesterday PA Supreme Court Judge Seamus McCaffery sent his resignation letter to Governor Corbett without mentioning the email scandal involving more than 234 pornographic photos and videos, but instead said he was retiring “in light of my immediate intention to embark on other professional endeavors and paths.” The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide pro-decency group, is still asking Attorney General Kathleen Kane to investigate whether the sexually explicit emails sent by McCaffery and the others involved were illegal obscenity.
Forty books promoting homosexuality and same-sex “families” may be in your child’s school library or the public library near you. What can you do?
arlier this month the Greater Reading Convention & Visitors Bureau unveiled its new initiative to ” enhance inclusiveness throughout Greater Reading.” The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide values group, has contacted Bureau president Crystal Seitz congratulating her on targeting just 1.6 percent of the entire US population in this new initiative. The communication also noted that only 2.7 percent of Pennsylvanians identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender! The AFA of PA also asked about the transgender issue and the issue of men in women’s restrooms noting the lawsuit by a former employee against Cabela’s in neighboring Hamburg.