12.21.07 -- State College Borough passes employment ordinance with 'sexual orientation and gender identity.' News Release
12.13.07 -- English on trial in Philadelphia tomorrow. Philadelphia Human Relations Commission offended by business owner's sign "This is America. When ordering, please speak English." News Release
12.12.07 -- AIDS victim Ryan White's mother wants to meet Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and discuss is 1992 comments. News Release
12.2.07 -- House Resolution recognizing the importance of Christmas and the Christian faith passes by a vote of 372 to 9 -- but why did Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz simply vote 'present'? New Release Roll Call
12.8.07 -- Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's 1992 AIDS statement was right then and is right today. News Release
12.3.07 -- AFA of PA Delivers Petitions in support of the Cradle of Liberty Scout Council to the City of Philadelphia. News Release
12.1.07 -- World AIDS Day -- 'Politically Correct'
approach will not end epidemic.
11.19.07 -- New FBI Hate Crimes Statistics show it is still more dangerous to be African-American or religious than it is to be homosexual. News Release
11.9.07 -- Mayor-elect Michael Nutter poses a greater threat to Cradle of Liberty Scout Council than current Mayor John Street. News Release
10.23.07 -- White House issues Statement of Administrative Policy stating that if H.R. 3685 were presented to the President his senior advisors would recommend that he veto the bill. Within hours Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announces the anticipated October 24th vote has been postponed for one week! Have you called your Congressman yet asking him or her to oppose all amendments to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and to vote 'No' on the bill -- H.R. 3685?
10.16.07 -- Committee vote on non-inclusive version of ENDA expected on October 18. Action Alert
10.12.07 -- PA State System of Higher Education votes to include domestic partner benefits to same-sex partners of homosexual faculty members --only two members of Board of Governors vote the right way -- Representative Matt Baker and Representative Mike Hanna. News Release Action Alert
10.10.07 -- SCHIP --Good or Bad? Action Alert
10.10.07 -- All school districts in Allegheny County warned of legal liability for promoting homosexual lifestyle to their students. News Release
10.5.07 -- AFA of PA was the only voice opposing HB 1400 which will add 'sexual orientation and gender identity or expression' to the PA Human Relations Act. Click here for a link to the testimony and the documentation that was given to the House State Government Committee on October 5 in Erie.
10.5.07 -- PA Human Relations Chairman, Stephen Glassman signs onto letter demanding that the Human Rights Campaign get back on board to demand the inclusion of "gender identity" in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act which would force all American employers with 15 or more employees to allow men who think they are women to use the women's restroom, locker room and shower facilities in a work place situation. News Release
10.4.07 -- Every PA Congressman joins their colleagues to officially recognize the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Action Alert
10.3.07 -- Vote on HB 288 scheduled for today --this would require all PA hospitals to not only provide information on Plan B and other abortion drugs to sexual assault victims, but would require them to administer it. Action Alert
10.2.07 -- Gay History Month -- Will Equality
Forum be truthful and reveal that their producer for the documentary "Jim in
Bold" no longer identifies as homosexual?
9.28.07 -- Two highly decorated generals have been attacked in recent days -- General Peter Pace and General David Petraeus. News Release
9.28.07 -- General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reiterates that homosexual acts are immoral and against God's law. He retires on September 30. Thank him for his service to the country. Action Alert
9.27.07 -- Hate Crimes Amendment Passes by a vote of 60-39. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. again proves he is not a pro-family senator. News Release
9.27.07 -- Hate Crimes vote likely this morning. Action Alert
9.25.07 -- Votes on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the U.S. House and Hate Crimes legislation in the U.S. Senate are likely this week. Action Alert
9.25.07 -- How did your Congressman vote on the State Children Health Insurance Program or S-CHIP expansion? Click here.
9.17.07 -- President Bush nominates new Attorney General -- Michael
9.14.07 -- As attacks on marriage continue around the nation, even in
three of our neighboring states, it is time the PA legislative body move to
protect marriage here.
9.11.07 -- Is the Flight 93 Memorial really what it appears to be? You decide. Action Alert
9.7.07-- Senator Specter is Wrong to Interfere
With Senator Craig's Plans to Resign --
8.27.07 -- Superior Court Decision corrects
mistake of three-judge panel in November and says intentionally viewing
child porn is the same as possession and is thus illegal.
8.9.07 -- 28% of Pennsylvania Voters Say They Would Not Vote for a 'Gay Rights' Candidate -- Why are Democratic Presidential Candidates Wasting Their Time on Tonight's Logos Debate? News Release
8.8.07 -- Knoebels Grove Not Family-Friendly This Weekend. News Release
8.7.07 -- President Bush Vows to veto Defense Reauthorization Bill if hate crimes amendment is part of final bill. News Release
8.2.07 -- Federal Judge Rules that Convicted Homosexual Felons Can Continue Living Together as a "Family." News Release
7.30.07 -- 'Family-friendly' Knoebels Grove to be site of 'Pride Picnic.' ActionAlert
7.26.07 -- AFA of PA joins coalition asking Senate Judiciary Committee to end stalemate and to stop politicizing the judicial nomination process. News Release
7.23.07 -- How did Pennsylvania's Congressmen vote on Representative Pence's amendment to defund Planned Parenthood? Click here to see the roll call.
7.18.07 --Update on hate crimes amendment; homosexuals try to force Fort Lauderdale, Florida mayor to resign because of 'homophobic' comments. Action Alert
7.16.07 -- Senator Ted Kennedy compromises our troops by placing 'hate crimes amendment' on the Defense Reauthorization bill. Action Alert
7.13.07 -- Where was Senator Bob Casey, Jr. -- presiding Senator of the session on Wednesday, July 12th -- when Hindu chaplain offered the opening prayer? News Release
7.11.07 - Hate Crimes bill filed as an amendment. Senator Ted Kennedy and Senator Gordon Smith file amendment #2067 to Defense Reauthorization bill. Action Alert
7.5.07 -- Proposed PA System of Higher Education Contract to include domestic partner benefits for same-sex partners. Governor Rendell, this is not a 'win-win contract for everyone.' News Release
7.3.07 -- Victim of last year's viscous attack commits suicide. Would a federal hate crimes law have made a difference? News Release
6.29.07 -- Attempt to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine was soundly defeated by a vote of 309 to 115 in the U.S. House. Click here for roll call vote of PA Congressmen.
6.28.07 -- NEA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia includes a NEA LGBT Caucus Issues Workshop. News Release
6.26.07 -- SB 137 -- a initiative and referendum bill which would present a constitutional amendment for the people to vote on. Update on H.B. 288 Action Alert
6.18.07 -- 1.) Emergency Contraceptives (including Plan B) in PA Hospitals; 2.) homosexual activists do no like President Bush's nominee for Surgeon General. Action Alert
Rescinding pro-choice resolution does not make Philadelphia a pro-life
6.15.07 -- General Peter Pace will not be re-nominated by the White House to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Could his comments in March have led to that decision? Click here to read the AP story. Click here to read information concerning General Pace's personal comments that homosexual acts are immoral and the outraged reaction by homosexual activists.
6.14.07 -- Why do Massachusetts Legislators not want the people to vote on the definition of marriage? Vote in the Massachusetts Statehouse fell five votes short of the 25% necessary to place the Marriage Protection Amendment on the ballot. The situation could have been corrected before Governor Romney left office in January! Click here to read a letter sent to Governor Romney in December and signed by the AFA of PA and 43 other pro-family organizations.
6.1.07 -- Philadelphia City Council votes to oust the Boy Scouts from the headquarters they have occupied since 1929. The Cradle of Liberty Scout Council choices -- accept open homosexuals into its ranks, pay rent on the building and land the City promised in 1928 they could use rent-free 'forever' or leave the premises by July 20. News Release
5.17.07 -- H.R. 2093 (grassroots lobbying bill) is opposed by both Democrats and Republicans. It fails to pass in the U.S. House. The lobbying reform bill does move forward without the Meehan Amendment.
5.14.07 -- Effort begins in the U.S. House to silence YOU -- Action Alert
5.3.07 -- AFA of PA, other Pro-family Leaders, Pastors Send Letter to all 19 Congressmen Representing Pennsylvanians in Washington, D.C. -- News Release
Vote on H.R. 1592 scheduled for tomorrow -- the National Day of Prayer
4.26.07 -- Rainbow Street Signs In Philadelphia are an Affront to Our Founding Fathers News Release
H.R. 1592 Voted Out of U.S. House Judiciary Committee -- Philly Flagged
4.23.07 -- Three Hate Crime Bills (Thought Crime) before Congress. Action Alert
4.19.07 -- Evan Wolfson in Pittsburgh -- Marriage Redefinition, No 'Marriage Equality' -- News Release
4.18.07 -- SCOTUS declares Partial Birth Abortion ban constitutional. Story
4.18.07 -- List of confirmed 2007 Day of Silence Participants -- Click here
4.17.07 -- AFA of PA sends letters to all 501 PA school superintendents warning of the legal liability potentially created when promoting the homosexual lifestyle. News Release
4.12.07 -- Messiah College allows Equality Riders on Campus. How will Messiah College respond to the homosexual activists' demands that they change their policies concerning homosexuality? News Release
4.12.07-- Governor Rendell joins eight other governors signing onto letter to the U.S. Senate asking that they support S 5, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. News Release
4.11.07 -- Senate Passes S 5, Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, by a 63-34 vote which is not a wide enough margin to override a promised presidential veto. Senator Casey voted against the bill and Senator Specter voted for it, click here for the Roll Call vote -- S 30, the HOPE Act, passes by a 70-28 margin, click here for the Roll Call vote - both Senators Casey and Specter vote for the bill. Click here to read President Bush's statement.
4.10.07 -- Debate begins on two embryonic stem cell bills -- S 5 and S 30. Action Alert
3.30.07 -- XXX Domain Nixed by ICANN --- read the story
3.27.07 - AFA of PA joins NotOurKids.com, a coalition of pro-family organizations. We are calling on parents to keep their children home from school on April 18, if their child's school is participating in the "Gay" Day of Silence. News Release
3.22.07 -- Three bills target school students -- mandatory mental health screening, HPV vaccine and bullying bill. Action Alert. Click here for a list of PA schools that have already implemented Teen Screen.
3.22.07 -- Philadelphia Federal Judge Strikes Down COPA -- Child Online Protection Act -- pornographers and the ACLU say it chills free speech. Judge determines that requiring a credit card number as a means of proving someone trying to access a pornographic site is 18 years of age is too restrictive and thus unconstitutional!
3.15.07 -- Domestic Partner Benefits for Same-Sex Couples are a Bad Idea for PA Schools -- News Release
3.13.07 -- Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Calls Homosexual Acts Immoral and Tony Dungy, Indianapolis Colts head coach, will be honored at a pro-family banquet next Tuesday. Homosexual activists are upset with them both! Action Alert
3.2.07 -- Three pro-homosexual bills introduced -- hate crimes, repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell,' and ENDA. Action Alert
2.22.07 -- New Jersey civil union law poses danger to Pennsylvania marriages -- legislators must move to protect marriage -- News Release
AFA of PA asks University of Pennsylvania to change its hiring policies
in light of guilty plea by retired professor L. Scott Ward for producing
2.5.07 -- Philadelphia to be Flagged with Rainbow Flags -- News Release
2.1.07 -- Anti-war protesters deface the U.S. Capitol -- Did Speaker Pelosi tell the Capitol Police Chief to "Keep away" from protestors? Homosexual tourism group to 'flag' Philadelphia. Action Alert
1.30.07 -- Quote from New Jersey Homosexual Activist Proves that Our Children Are Being Targeted With the Message that "Gay is Okay" -- New Release
1.22.07 -- S 1 passes the Senate by a 96-2 vote. The Bennett Amendment is successfully passed by a 55-43 margin. Senator Casey votes to hinder the constitutional right of the grassroots from petitioning the government. Action Alert News Release
1.18.07 -- Update on Senate Bill 1 and Federal Hate Crimes Reintroduced. Action Alert
1.12.07 - Amendment Introduced that Would Strike Section 220 -- the grassroots lobbying provision -- from Senate Bill 1. Also contact your Congressman about his vote on HR 3. Action Alert
1.11.07 -- HR 3 -- Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act passes the U.S. House by a vote of 253-174. Only 5 out of 19 Congressmen representing Pennsylvania get it right! Click here for the roll call vote.
1.11.07 -- in December the AFA of PA joined 43 other pro-family groups to sign onto letter asking Governor Mitt Romney -- Massachusetts -- to take the constitutional steps that their state's Constitution gives him and reverse the legalization of 'gay' marriage. Click here to read the letter.
1.10.07 -- First Action of New U.S. Senate is to Silence the the Grassroots -- Action Alert
1.9.07 -- HR 3 -- Expansion of Federal Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research on Fast Track -- Action Alert
1.5.07 -- Judge John Jones Plagiarized over 90% of his Intelligent Design ruling from ACLU documents. The AFA of PA has asked the Dover Area School board to revisit the issue. News Release
1.4.05 -- Ambridge Area School District (Beaver County) Partnership with the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network is Wrong and Dangerous News Release
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