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All Out Attack on Traditional Values in Pennsylvania:
documentary falsely accuses the AFA of PA
2.) of supporting the bullying of homosexual students.
By the way -- just who is Dean Hamer? Click here for more information
"Speechless, Silencing the Christians"
American Family Association of Pennsylvania in Action
5.9.10 -- ICANN seeking public comment on XXX domain, how did your Congressman vote on Puerto Rican statehood, absentee ballot deadline fast approaching. Action Alert
4.23.10 -- Pentagon withdraw invitation to Franklin Graham to participate in the National Day of Prayer. Test vote on Wall Street Bailout bill scheduled for Monday. Action Alert
4.22.10 --Planned Parenthood of Central PA participates in "Get Yourself Talking Now, Get Yourself Tested Now." This continues their policies of encouraging teen sexual activity resulting in the devastating number of sexually transmitted disease among Pennsylvania's teens and young adults. News Release
4.15.10 -- Gay Day of Silence is Friday -- AFA of PA joins nationwide Day of Silence Walkout coalition. News Release
4.8.10 -- Will students remain silent in your child's classroom during the Gay Day of Silence? What are these organizations true intention? Action Alert
4.5.10 -- Spiritual Congress- A Call to Unity in Camp Hill on April 17th; did you know your Congressman is on break this week? Action Alert
3.26.10 -- Berks County Judge denies divorce to lesbian couple married in Massachusetts. News Release
3.25.10 -- Important Poll; Guess How Senators Casey and Specter voted on the "reconciliation bill." Action Alert
3.24.10 -- Senator Bob Casey, Congressmen Carney, Dahlkemper, Doyle attended signing of sham executive order. News Release
3.23.10-- Legislators move to protect PA voters from insurance mandate and introduce a constitutional amendment restraining the federal government's involvement in our health care decisions. Action Alert
3.22.10 -- House passes health care takeover. How did your Congressman vote? Action Alert.
3.19.10 -- Health Care Showdown will probably come Sunday. How many of your freedoms is your Congressman willing to sell? Action Alert
3.15.10 -- Committee Vote on Marriage Protection Amendment Scheduled for Tuesday Morning; Another Homosexual Historic Marker?? Action Alert
3.15.10 -- Vote on Employment Non-Discrimination Act Expected Soon; Health Care is Back! Action Alert
3.11.10 -- United Nations Treaty Would Take Away Parental Rights -- Action Alert
3.11.10 --State Representative Babette Josephs falsely represents what the AFA of PA said. News Release
3.9.10 -- Senator Bob Casey, Jr. is doing what? Health care bill is resurrected! Action Alert
2.25.10 -- House Committee hearings on Don't Ask Don't Tell, so-called health care reform is back, the danger of H.B. 300, new tool to fight pornography --- Action Alert
2.17.10 -- One year ago today President Obama signed the 'stimulus' bill. Is American better off today because of the $787 billion price tag? Senate looks at a second stimulus bill to create jobs and why did Congress pass the 'pay-as-you-go' law? Sign the Mandate for America. Action Alert
2.17.10 -- Gettysburg businesses in distress, where is PA Human Relations Commission, specifically Stephen Glassman? News Release
2.11.09 -- Student Non-Discrimination Act is another effort to force the 'gay is okay' message in the nation's public schools, Day of Purity is Friday; let your Congressman and Senators know your thoughts about the efforts to overturn the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy. Action Alert
2.4.10 -- President Obama continues his divisive ways at the National Prayer Breakfast. News Release
2.4.10-- Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts extend domestic partner benefits to same-sex partners of court employees. News Release
1.30.10 -- Progressives and the President, Don't Ask Don't Tell, MPA -- Action Alert
1.19.10 -- Freedom of Choice in Healthcare Act in the State House, radical agenda of chairman, what will a Scott Brown victory mean to the health care debate? Action Alert
1.11.10 -- Congressman Joe Pitts is the only Pennsylvania federal elected official who signs onto amicus brief asking the DC Superior Court to permit the voters to decide the issue of marriage in the Nation's Capitol and not the DC Council. Where are the others? News Release
1.7.10 -- New Jersey Senate votes down same-sex marriage. News Release
1.7.10 -- Senator Casey says abortion will be in final health care bill, gambling expansion passes, CA needs your help, thank Congressman Joe Pitts. Action Alert
1.6.10 -- Speaker of the House says the process to get health care reform passed as been the most transparent in history as Democratic Congressional leadership continues to meet behind closed doors with the President to work our a workable bill that will pass both House and Senate. Action Alert
1.5.10 -- President Obama's Nominee for Transportation Security Administration wants to unionize the nation's security force; Governor Rendell threatens to lay off 1,000 state workers if the gambling expansion bill isn't on his desk by Friday; thank Brit Hume. Action Alert
12.30.09 -- Is gambling expansion on the agenda for the early sessions next week of the PA House and Senate? Congressman and Senators are home for a three-week Christmas break and they would love to hear from you about health care reform. Action Alert
12.24.09 -- Senate passes so-called "health care reform" by a vote of 60-39 - right down party lines. Senator Arlen Specter and Senator Bob Casey, Jr.'s gag gift to Pennsylvanians. New Release
12.23.09 -- Senator Jim DeMint raises Constitutional Point of Order on the Senate floor against section 3403 in the health care bill which would restrict any future Congresses from considering a bill or resolution that would change the subsection that imposes death panels. Action Alert
12.22.09 -- Was it bribery, diversionary or simply coincidental? Within hours of voting to cut Medicare, use taxpayer dollars to fund abortion and increase the taxes of many Americans, Senators Specter and Casey announced over $100 million in funding for Pennsylvania defense projects. News Release
12.21.09 -- The Democrats held their cloture vote on the health care reform bill at 1:00 a.m. this morning. Obviously, they are so proud of this bill that they hold important votes in the dead of night and are afraid to offer it as a stand alone bill, but instead have attached it to HR 3590, the
Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009. Action Alert
12.19.09 -- Democrats buy off Senator Nelson - get 60th vote required for cloture. Action Alert
12.18.09 -- Message to Senator Bob Casey, Jr.: a vote for cloture is a vote for abortion. New Release
12.16.09 -- Senator Bob Casey has been non-committal about his vote on the final health care bill, the farce of global warming and Offutt Air Force Base is being held hostage. Action Alert
12.16.09 -- A 16-year-old Florida lesbian is found guilty of murdering her 15-year-old female classmate when she refused her sexual advances. Is this a hate crime? News Release
12.9.09 -- Climate Change Conference begins in Copenhagen, Senator Nelson's Pro-life amendment to the health care bill is tabled, hate crimes in Pennsylvania. Action Alert
12.2.09 -- Debate on so-called health care continues in the US Senate. State Appropriations Committee scheduled to meet several days before Christmas break. Action Alert
12.1.09 -- Millions of children die in Africa from easily treatable diseases, yet they are ignored as millions of dollars are spent in the same countries on those who have HIV/AIDS. On this World AIDS Day why is the truth being suppressed? News Release
11.30.09 -- Third Circuit Court of Appeals agrees with school and says students cannot sing or play on their instruments traditional Christmas carols nor can they depict Santa Claus or Christmas trees! News Release
11.20.09 -- Procedural vote on Senator Reid's health care bill tomorrow evening. H.B. 745 -- PA Hate Crimes Law voted out of House Judiciary Committee on November 17th. Action Alert
11.12.09 -- Senator Harry Reid will bring health care bill up for a vote next week; March on Harrisburg on Saturday; Pastors and leaders to test hate crimes law in Washington, DC on Monday; a Day of Prayer, Fasting and Repentance is planned for November 16th. Action Alert
11.7.09 -- Government Takeover of Health Care passes in the House by a vote of 220-215 -- 39 Democrats vote 'No' and one Republican votes 'Yes.' Action Alert
11.7.09 - Vote on Pelosi's 'Health care" bill planned for today Action Alert
11.5.09 -- Can't be in Washington today? You can still help. Senator Bob Casey wants your thoughts! Scholastic Books promoting homosexuality to elementary students. Action Alert
11.4.09 -- Six out of seven Judge seats were won by pro-life candidates yesterday. Seven new Judges -- one Supreme Court, four Superior Court and two Commonwealth Court -- were elected to PA's 'higher courts'. However, only one open seat was won by a pro-abortion candidate. News Release
11.4.09 -- Buses heading to Washington DC tomorrow to participate in Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann's Health Care Reform News Conference at high noon. Click here for PA List.
11.3.09 -- Don't forget to vote today; Nancy Pelosi demands vote on her 'health care' bill by the end of THIS week; rallies in Harrisburg and Washington, DC. Action Alert
10.28.09 -- This is Pornography Awareness Week -- Action Alert
10.22.09 -- Defense Authorization Act with hate crimes language passes in the Senate. How long before a Christian is arrested for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with a homosexual? In Pennsylvania it took less than two years! News Release Action Alert
10.22.09 -- Ties between Stephen Glassman, Chairman of the PA Human Relations Commission, and Kevin Jennings, former Executive Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network and now President Obama's 'safe schools czar, cannot be ignored. News Release
10.19.09 -- Health care vote coming up -- Action Alert
10.16.09 -- FDA approves HPV vaccine -- Gardasil -- for boys and young men aged 9-26. This is specifically for genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease! Click here for more details.
10.15.09 -- ACORN will begin receiving taxpayer dollars after midnight October 31st; radical lesbian activist nominated to EEOC; here's a plan to get and keep our US Senators and Congressman's attention. Action Alert
10.13.09 -- Bill to chill the free speech rights of those who believe engaging in homosexual acts are sinful passes in the US House as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act. Next up in the Senate. So-called health care reform bill that will force taxpayers to fund abortions and fine those who do not get insurance is up for a vote in the Senate Finance Committee. Just what did the President promise homosexual activists on Saturday? Action Alert.
10.7.09 -- Homosexual documentary pushes agenda and fails to outline real danger for those who engage in homosexual activity. News Release
10.6.09 -- Delay in health care bill vote, homosexual march in Washington, DC October 9-11, President Obama to speak at homosexual organization's annual dinner on Saturday, documentary points out bullying of homosexual students but does not include important statistics exposing more deadly aspects of the lifestyle it promotes. Action Alert
10.2.09 -- PA budget still flounders --where are the Blue Dogs?; U.S. Senate Finance Committee poised to vote on Baucus healthcare bill; send all members of the 111th Congress a pink slip; HPV vaccination warning. Action Alert
9.24.09 -- Tomorrow Muslims hold a 'day of prayer' in Washington, D.C.; on October 9-11 homosexual activists gather to organize, strategize and get training to have their demands met, hate crimes bill is moving again. Action Alert
9.24.09 -- Last week the AFL-CIO met in Pittsburgh -- they passed a diversity resolution asking their national and international companies to hire homosexuals and transgenders. As the world looks on, what will this week's G20 Summit bring? News Release
9.18.09 - Bill in State House attacks marriage and supports anti-family and anti-decency organizations; two bills attempt to expand gambling by legalizing table games; US House considers bill that will force schools to tell K-12 students that 'gay is okay' or lose their federal drug free and safe schools money; Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) formally scolded by the US House. Action Alert
9.16.09 -- Bill to repeal federal Defense of Marriage Act has been introduced; has your local newspaper reported on the 912 March on Washington? Action Alert
9.15.09 -- Senator Bob Casey,
Jr. joins six other Senators in voting to continue funding ACORN -- totally
ignoring its corrupt ways.
9.11.09 -- Thousands of Pennsylvanians join fellow Americans in 912 March on Washington. News Release
9.8.09 -- President Obama's controversial speech has been watered down, but many schools in Pennsylvania and around the nation refuse to air it. What has your school decided? Action Alert News Release
9.3.09 -- Pennsylvania budget impasse continues -- will spending be cut and the tax line be held? US Senators and Representatives head back to Washington, DC on September 8th -- have they listened to constituents during the August town hall meetings? President Obama seeks to indoctrinate America's school children -- oops, we mean educate America's school children. Action Alert
8.27.09 -- Why we need to stop the US Senate from ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; is your State Representative opposing the Keystone Exams, if not contact him or her. Action Alert
8.14.09 -- Kittanning Town Hall Meeting, like the others across Pennsylvania and the country, confirm that a sleeping giant has been awakened and that ACORN and the unions don't like it. News Release
8.12.09 -- Town hall meetings are becoming more lively. Senator Specter has been confronted with some tough questions and some Congressmen refuse to meet with their constituents! President Obama's political machine Organizing for America and the unions work against real grassroots Americans! Action Alert
8.3.09 -- Senator Specter shouted down at Philadelphia Town Hall Meeting; thank PA Senator Richard Alloway for inviting Pastor Gerry Stotzfoos to pray and US House allocates $2 billion more for 'Cash for Clunkers' program. Action Alert
7.31.09 -- Abortion out then back in House health care reform bill! Senators and Congressmen need to hear from you during their August recess. Action Alert
7.29.09 -- PA Congressman Patrick Murphy (PA-8) is taking the wrong direction in working to overturn the 1993 law which specifically states homosexuals are not eligible to serve in the military. News Release Click here to read the letter fax to Congressman Murphy.
7.29.09 -- Sonya Sotomayor voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee; five signatures, but only four votes; Marriage Protection Amendment update. Action Alert
7.28.09 -- Today the AFA of PA faxed the four PA
Congressmen --Doyle, Holden, Kanjorski and Murtha -- who signed the
June 25, 2009
letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi asking that abortion not be
considered in the 'health care reform' debate. The letter asked why they did
not vote to defund Planned Parenthood when they had the opportunity on July
24. Letter faxed to the Congressman can be found
7.27.09 -- PA Human Relations Chairman Stephen Glassman targets the Boy Scouts across the state. News Release
7.24.09 -- Only six of Pennsylvania's 19 Congressman vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Roll Call
7.24.09 -- So-called 'health care reform' bill mandates abortion; will impose the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) -- the greatest expansion of abortion since Roe v Wade. Action Alert
7.21.09 -- AFA of PA signs onto letter requesting a meeting with US Attorney General Eric Holder about ways the administration can expand its efforts against the scourge of pornography. Click here to read the letter.
7.21.09 -- Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds Department of Corrections ban on pornography behind prison walls. Read the story
7.17.09 -- Senator Arlen Specter and Bob Casey, Jr. vote to extend special legal protections to transgenders, homosexuals, bisexuals, pedophiles, sado-masochists, those engaged in bestiality . . . . News Release
7.16.09 -- Hate crimes vote will be TODAY. Action Alert
7.15.09 -- Senator Harry Reid says he will introduce hate crimes legislation as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act. Vote will probably be before week's end. Obviously there is not enough support to get this passed as a stand alone bill. Action Alert
7.8.09 -- Stop the Hate/Thought Crimes Bill. Action Alert
7.4.09 -- What does the Fourth of July really mean? July 4th Celebration and Christmas equally as important in our nation's past? Action Alert
7.2.09 -- Do your State Senator and State Representative believe the budget can be balanced without raising taxes. Click here to see.
7.1.09 -- Allegheny County Council votes 8 - 6 to permit men in women's restrooms and shower facilities because they say the citizens of Allegheny County are not intelligent enough to vote on a referendum to decide the issue themselves. News Release
6.30.09 -- Allegheny County Ordinance 4201-08 is not necessary; it is simply an effort to validate the homosexual lifestyle and will discriminate against those with deeply held religious beliefs that homosexuality, bisexuality and transgenderism are wrong. News Release
6.29.09 -- Cap and Trade Tax Increase Passes; Update on Hate Crimes -- Action Alert
6.26.09 -- Vote on huge tax increase 'Cap and Trade Bill' planned for today or tomorrow. Action Alert
6.25.09 -- PA Human Relations Commission Chairman Stephen Glassman has ties to radical homosexual group Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network. AFA of PA asks Governor Rendell to remove Glassman. News Release
6.25.09 -- Pro-life Democrats send letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi saying abortion should not be part of health reform. Click here to see which Pennsylvania Democrats sign onto the letter.
6.19.09 -- Senator Specter's participation in last weekend's Philly Pride Parade and Festival reveals he does not fear Democratic voter retaliation for his open support of the homosexual agenda. News Release
6.12.09-- House Resolution 131 would require the Architect of the Capitol to engrave the national motto "In God We Trust" and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag in the new Capitol Visitor Center; is Bus Radio in your schools, hate crimes update and outrageous Foreign Relations Authorization Act passes. Action Alert
6.09.09 -- Ask your State Senator to be a co-sponsor of the Marriage Protection Amendment. Pennsylvania Department of Education works behind the legislators' backs and ties to authorize the implementation of graduation tests. This effort is blocked and SB 281 has been introduced to stop any such future efforts in this attempt. Action Alert
.6.09 -- D-Day and time to remember and pray for the nation. Action Alert
6.5.09 --Further assault on our nation's school children: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appoints homosexual activist Kevin Jennings to the office of Safe and Drug Free Schools. News Release Action Alert
5.29.09 -- Time Warner Cable sponsors gay/lesbian bowling tournament and "Pride" Festival in Cleveland. Action Alert
5.28.09 - Senator Daylin Leach once again proves he is out of step with the majority of Pennsylvanians by introducing a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. News Release
5.26.09 -- President Obama nominates Second Circuit Judge Sonja Sotomayor to replace retiring United States Supreme Court Justice David Souter. News Release
5.26.09 -- California Supreme Court upholds Proposition 8, BUT also says 18,000 homosexual "marriages" performed between June 17 and November 4, 2008 will remain legal. Legal chaos has just been created! News Release
5.19.09 -- Senator John Eichelberger(R-30) announces introduction of Marriage Protection Amendment. News Release
5.18.09 -- Primary Election Day tomorrow, PA Marriage Protection Amendment to be Introduced and Taxpayer Protest planned. Action Alert
5.11.09 -- There are already laws on the books against murder, assault and battery, vandalism, etc., why is there any need for a hate crimes law. This bill has no definition of 'sexual orientation' and all attempts by the Republicans to define it were blocked by the Democrats. So, that must mean all sexual orientations will be protected if this bill becomes law. This bill has already passed in the House and the Senate is poised to vote on the federal hate crimes bill. Join the AFA of PA and World Net Daily in sending a strong message to each United States Senator to vote NO on the federal hate crimes bill. Click here to send those letters.
5.2.09 -- Governor Rendell further distances himself from the majority of Pennsylvanians with his participation in homosexual Equality Forum's "International Equality Dinner " honoring San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome and the New York Times. News Release
4.30.09 -- The AFA of PA joins
21 other pro-family and conservative groups to place ads in major newspapers
around the nation. These expose the real people who the
Department of Homeland Security now deems as terrorists and asks for three
The ad lists three requests:
4.30.09 -- Tax dollars help fund homosexual week-long event Equality Forum - - panel discussions on same-sex families and adoption, bisexuality, transgenderism, and other anti-family issues. News Release
4.30.09 -- H.R. 1913 -- the hate crimes bill - passes the U.S. House -- efforts to stop protection for pedophiles is thwarted by Democrats. Thirteen PA Congressmen vote to protect pedophiles and take away the First Amendment rights of those with deeply held religious beliefs that homosexual acts area sinful. News Release
4.29.09 -- With a 'pro-life' senator like Bob Casey, Jr., who needs a pro-abortion senator? Senator Casey sides with abortion advocates and votes to confirm Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius as new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. News Release
4.21.09 -- Did Miss California lose her bid to become the next Miss USA because she said she believed marriage should be between one man and one women? She believes so and so does the homosexual judge who asked her the politically charged question. Who really hates? Action Alert
4.20.09 -- Senate Judiciary Committee poised to vote on federal hate crimes bill on April 22. Nomination of pro-abortion Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be voted on in Senate Finance Committee on April 21st. Action Alert
4.17.09 -- Today is the Gay Day of Silence -- the brainchild of the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Watch this powerful video that clearly demonstrates one of the purposes of this "GLSEN Day of Action." The other main purpose for this day is to create political activists of school children by indoctrinating them with the idea that "gay is okay,' completely ignoring the health risks involved with engaging in this lifestyle. The resistance to this day is growing -- on April 16th the Student Council of American River College in Sacramento, California voted 11-5 to officially oppose the Day of Silence. Click here to read their news release.
4.8.09 -- Pastor Rick Warren now says he did not support California's Proposition 8 and apologizes to homosexuals! News Release
4.7.09 -- Is your child's school participating in the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network's Gay Day of Silence on April 17th? Since GLSEN now keeps a secret list of participating schools, you'll have to call your child's school to find out! The AFA of PA joins with a coalition of pro-family organizations asking that parents keep their children home on April 17th, if their child's school is allowing students and/or teachers to participate in the Day of Silence. News Release Action Alert
4.3.09 -- Iowa Supreme Court, in a prime example of judicial activism, unanimously throws out that state's Defense of Marriage Act and legalizes same-sex marriage. News Release
4.2.09 -- President Obama says he wants to rescind the Department of Health and Human Services rules implemented by President Bush which protects medical personnel who refuse to participate in abortion-related activities from discrimination. You can help keep these rules in place by submitting public comment to HHS. Also, have you sent your red envelope yet? Action Alert
4.1.09 -- Two brothers accuse doctor of sexually molesting them when he was their Scout leader two decades ago . . . yes, the Boy Scouts policy banning homosexuals as leaders and members is the right policy. News Release
3.31.09 -- Attack on Medical Civil Liberties-- President Obama has said he wants to rescind the conscious rules put in place by President Bush. These regulations are to implement a series of federal laws protecting medical personnel who refuse to participate in abortion-related activities from discrimination. Federal laws include the 1973 “Church Amendments”, the 1996 Public Health Service Act amendment, and the 2004 “Hyde-Weldon amendment”. The regulations were finalized on December 18, 2008 and went into effect January 20, 2009. The regulations are intended to educate those in the medical field as well as the general public about the rights of medical personnel to treat their patients in accordance with their conscience free from discrimination or intimidation. Click here to read the proposed rescission order.
3.25.09 -- In 1995 President Bill Clinton signed the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but early Senate opposition prevented him from getting the international treaty ratified. Senator Barbara Boxer believes its time has come! Action Alert
3.24.09- H.R. 1388 -- reauthorizes existing
'volunteer' programs and expands the definition of 'volunteer'. Update
on 'Card Check."
3.20.09 -- Radical homosexual special rights bill still in House Appropriations Committee. Action Alert.
3.11.09 -- By a party line vote, H.B. 300 voted out of House State Government Committee. Now goes to House Appropriations Committee. Action Alert
3.10.09 -- Final vote on the confirmation of David Ogden for Deputy Attorney General is scheduled for Wednesday -- Reasons to oppose this nomination and the nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebeluis for Secretary of Health and Human Services. Action Alert
3.9.09 -- Radical homosexual special rights bill is on the fast track for a vote in the House State Government Committee on Wednesday, March 11th. Action Alert
3.9.09 -- President Obama signs executive order to lift ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, thus furthering the gap between the White House and pro-life Americans. News Release
3.6.09 -- Representative Dan Frankel introduces bill that would add 'sexual orientation and gender identity or expression to the PA Human Relations Act and Senator Daylin Leach introduces a physician-assisted suicide bill. Action Alert
3.5.09 -- Pittsburgh Public Schools' new sex ed program includes discussions on 'sexual orientation' and 'gender roles.' The board says they are not promoting or condoning any lifestyle, yet they are giving their stamp of approval upon 'alternative lifestyles' by telling the students that all lifestyles are equal. News Release
2.27.09 -- Today is the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network's (GLSEN) newest 'Day of Action' -- TransAction Day! Is it happening at a school near you? Additionally, did you know that your tax dollars were used to help fund a homosexual activism summit for high school students in Carlisle yesterday? Action Alert News Release
2.26.09 -- David Ogden voted out of Senate Judiciary Committee, vote before full Senate soon; 2009 Omnibus passes without pro-life riders which have historically been part of the enormous spending bill. Action Alert
2.26.09 -- AFA of PA thanks Scranton Bishop Joseph Martino for standing for life and the family. News Release
2.25.09 -- Senate Judiciary Committee votes on Dawn Johnsen and David Ogden -- both anti-family and anti-life. Action Alert
2.13.09 -- So-called "Stimulus" bill passes in the House by a party line vote with all Republicans and seven Democrats voting "No" and in the Senate by a similar party line vote with three Republicans voting with the Democrats and two Independents for passage. Senator Arlen Specter was one of the three Republicans to vote 'yes' -- for this, Pennsylvanians apologize to America. News Release
2.11.09 -- AFA of PA invites Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato and all County Council members to watch tonight's showing of "Speechless" on Channel 40. This documentary helps tell the story of what will happen in Allegheny County, if Ordinance 4201-08 passes. News Release
2.10.09 -- Waynesboro Area School board (Franklin County) ignores what is in the best interest of their students. News Release
2.9.09 -- Senator Specter says he will side with Democrats on "stimulus" bill. Action Alert
2.5.09 -- President Obama's
nominee for Deputy Attorney General defends child porn; sign the FOCA
petition; Freedom First Act.
2.3.09 -- State College Mayor Bill Welch once again attacks traditional marriage, calling Pennsylvania's DOMA dumb. News Release
2.2.09 -- Senate 'Spendulus' Packet -- a debt our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be paying. Action Alert
1.29.09 -- "Pro-Life" Senator Bob Casey votes against amendment to reinstate Mexico City Policy thus giving his stamp of approval upon tax payer dollars being spent to fund overseas abortions. News Release
1.27.09 -- Debate on H.R. 1 -- the economic stimulus packet begins today -- one day earlier than expected. Action Alert. Pennsylvania Congressman Paul Kanjorski rips the stimulus bill saying, "I think we've lost our way in a way ... We shouldn't be pressed by these silly deadlines like, you know, what makes [the] Presidents Day holiday so important for us to get out of town?" Click here to read full article.
1.26.09 -- This week is the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network's 'No Name Calling Week' . . . nice sounding, but what is really behind it? Action Alert
1.23.09 -- Late in the afternoon without the presence of the media or cameras, President Obama rescinds the Mexico City Policy. The result will be millions of American taxpayer dollars used to fund overseas abortion. America will once again export abortion. Click here to read the full story.
1.22.09 -- This is the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion in all 50 states. The Mexico City Policy prevents the use of taxpayer dollars to fund overseas abortions. President Obama has said he will rescind this policy. Three of Pennsylvania's 16 Congressman have signed a bi-partisan letter asking him to reconsider his decision. News Release
1.22.09 -- Congressman John Murtha offers to house Guantanamo Bay prisoners in his district, if President Obama closes the prison. Apparently he's forgetting these people want to kill Americans! News Release
1.20.09 -- Waynesboro Area School District (Franklin County) is poised to vote on the formation of a Gay Straight Alliance, but what tactics are they using? News Release
1.19.09 -- Boy Scout Troop 358 of the Cradle of Liberty Scout Council will be the only Boy Scout troop to participate in the Inaugural Parade. But do they know what President-elect Obama stands for? Do they know he supports ordinances such as the one being used to evict them from their headquarters in Philadelphia? News Release
1.19.09 -- What evidence is there that Rev. Martin Luther King would support so-called 'gay rights'? News Release
1.16.09 -- Seventy-eight Congressman urge President-elect Obama not to overturn Reagan-era Mexico City Policy which prohibits taxpayer dollars from going to abortion-performing organizations in other countries. Three of Pennsylvania's 19 Congressman sign the letter: Congressman Jason Altmire, Congessman Joe Pitts, and Congressman Glenn Thompson Click here to read the letter.
1.15.09- Allegheny County trying to force homosexual, bisexual, transgender lifestyle on its citizens. News Release
1.12.09 -- Has Svonavec, Inc., owners of the Flight 93 crashsite and the surrounding 275 acres, been demonized during the process to obtain the property? Will the cross, which is currently part of the Temporary Memorial, remain as part of the final Flight 93 National Memorial? News Release Click here to view a picture of the cross taken in July 2008. Action Alert
1.7.09 -- Even before they are sworn in for the new legislative term, State Senator Ferlo (D-38) has asked his colleagues to make passage of a hate crimes bill their top priority. News Release Action Alert
12.31.08 -- Further evidence that homosexual activists are using their elected and non-elected positions of power to further the homosexual agenda here in Pennsylvania. News Release
12.30.08 -- New Jersey United Methodist Camp loses First Amendment rights in lesbian 'civil union ceremony' case. Click here to read story.
12.19.08 -- Homosexual groups, Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion groups are all standing in line to give President-Elect Obama advice. Action Alert
12.12.08 -- Dr. Rob Gagnon's response to Lisa Miller's outrageous Newsweek article claiming that Scripture supports same-sex marrige. Click here to read his 32-page rebuttal. Dr. Gagnon is Associate Professor of New Testament at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
12.10.08 -- New Jersey Commission on Civil Rights says their 'civil union' law has failed and the legislature needs to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Click here for full story. Even more proof that 'civil unions' will be used as a stepping stone to 'gay marrriage.'
11.26.08 -- Homosexual activists still attacking traditional marriage and those who support it. Action Alert
11.25.08 -- Homosexual William Smithson will spend the rest of his life in jail for the murder of Jason Shephard. Homosexual activists are silent about the murder of this Shephard, but another Shepherd murdered in Wyoming ten years ago is still being used to perpetuate the lie that hate crimes laws are needed to give special protection to homosexuals. News Release
11.14.08 -- ABC Barbara Walters seeks to normalize the gender confused in her interview with Thomas Beatie -- the 'Pregnant Man' from Oregon who is expecting a second child in June. News Release Action Alert
11.13.08 -- 'Tolerant'
supporters of same-sex marriage target Mormon Church for its role in the
passage of Proposition 8 in California.
11.6.08 -- Did race play a part in the Presidential election? News Release
11.5.08 -- Some positives from yesterday's election -- Action Alert
10.10.08 -- Another Step in the Wrong Direction -- Four Connecticut Supreme Court Justices say civil unions are not enough and make same-sex marriage legal in that state. News Release
10.9.08 -- Join the Boycott Against Hallmark because of their sale of 'same-sex marriage,' 'coming out' and other pro-homosexual cards. Action Alert
10.9.08 -- Penn State Altoona and National Coming Out Day -- a homosexual activist's gimmick. News Release
9.26.08 -- Report from San Francisco on that city's upcoming heterosexual/homosexual sado-masochistic Folsom Street Fair. News conference information. Reaction to the 'fair.' PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian and Gays) -- why would they have a booth at a sado-masochistic event? Click here for pictures. Is San Francisco's Department of Public Health really working hard to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Click here.
9.18.08 -- Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education bans smoking, but supports a much more dangerous lifestyle choice -- homosexuality. News Release
9.16.08 -- University of Pittsburgh adds 'gender
identity' to its policies, meaning that a man who thinks he is a woman can
request and obtain housing in the women's dormitory. It also means
this individual must be permitted to use the women's shower and rest room.
9.5.08 -- What to do with a politician who doesn't just talk about convictions, but lives them out. Why does the media hate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin? News Release
8.26.08 -- Senator Casey made comments about abortion, but did he take full advantage of this opportunity? Unlike his father, he still endorses a pro-abortion presidential candidate. Barack Obama has promised that if he becomes President the first action he will take is to overturn all laws 'restricting' abortion including parental notification laws, partial birth abortion bans, 24 hour waiting periods and laws requiring doctors to give medical attention to survivors of botched abortions. Click here to read Senator Casey's prepared comments. Contact him, if you think he should have taken a stronger stand. Click here
8.25.08 -- AFA of PA asks Senator Casey to follow in his dad's footsteps and take a strong pro-life stand at the Democratic National Convention. News Release
8.20.08 -- 'Pro-Life' Senator Bob Casey to speak at Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, August 26th. Sign the petition from Center for Military Readiness. Action Alert.
8.19.08 -- Yesterday's California Supreme Court ruling that Christian doctors must perform non-emergency medical procedures on homosexuals since their laws include 'sexual orientation' shows once again that the wants and desires of homosexuals trump the religious rights of Christians. News Release
8.18.08 -- Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge is wrong when he says Republicans would accept a pro-abortion vice-presidential running mate for Senator John McCain. News Release
7.31.08 -- Massachusetts Governor signs into law
the repeal of 1913 law that prohibited couples from getting married in
Massachusetts if their marriage was not legally recognized in their home
state. This opens the door for homosexual couples from around the
country to go there and get married. More proof that Pennsylvania
needs a Marriage Protection Amendment.
7.31.08 -- There's been a virtual media blackout on the Islamic symbolism found in the planned Flight 93 Memorial. The AFA of PA asked them to go to the source documents and check the facts. News Release
7.30.08 -- Last week the House Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on the so-called 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy which bans homosexuals from serving in the military. The two who testified in support of the ban were ridiculed by Congressional members of this committee (reminiscent of State Senator Vince Fumo's attacks on those who testified in favor of the Pennsylvania Marriage Protection Amendment). The hearing was a sham and showed disrespect for not only Elaine Donnelly, President of the Center for Military Readiness and Sergeant Major Brian Jones, but the U.S. military.
7.28.08 -- Original plaintiffs in constitutional
challenge against PA hate crimes law respond to Supreme Court's decision.
7.22.08 -- The Third Circuit Court rules that the Child Online Protection Act (COPA) is unconstitutional! Simply asking for a credit card number or other means to confirm that the user is over 18 years of age is too restrictive according to the Court.
7.17.08 -- AFA of PA participates in joint news conference in support of boycott at McDonalds world headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. News Release
7.11.08 -- California homosexuals call for boycott of business owners who donate money toward protecting marriage by way of a Marriage Protection Amendment. McDonalds' corporate spokesman says those who oppose same-sex marriage are motivated by hate -- what motivates those who boycott business owners who support marriage between one man and one woman? Action Alert
7.3.08 -- Delaware County Troop 44 praised by ABC Channel 6 -- but the station only told part of the story. News Release
6.26.08 -- First ever Congressional Committee hearing held on transgender issues -- an attempt to reinsert 'gender identity' into the dangerous Employment Non-Discrimination Act. News Release
6.26.08 -- Representative Sally Kern appears to have been right about Pittsburgh City Council. News Release
6.17.08 -- Legalized same-sex marriage begins in California. This could lead to a challenge to Pennsylvania's marriage law because too many of our legislators are unwilling to advance the Marriage Protection Amendment. Pennsylvania and the other twenty-two states that do not have a Marriage Protection Amendment as part of their Constitution are in real danger with last month's California Supreme Court decision. Click here to read the June 17th Pittsburgh Tribune Review article.
6.12.08 -- Bucks County Nockamixon State Park officials thanked for arresting homosexual men engaged in lewd acts. News Release
6.11.08 -- Los Angeles Times article outlines strategy of homosexual activists to redefine marriage and reveals legal memo released by nine homosexual groups that tell homosexuals going to California to 'marry' 'don't challenge your state's Defense of Marriage Act . . . yet." Is the Pennsylvania Senate Leadership listening? News Release Action Alert
6.3.08 -- Philadelphia Mayor Nutter is wrong in appointing homosexual activist as new executive director of Commission on Human Relations. News Release
5.22.08 -- South Carolina principal who is forced to allow a Gay Straight Alliance says he will resign. Action Alert
5.16.08 -- Governor Rendell to lead gay pride parade in New Hope this weekend -- he is representing a very small special interest group and not the rest of Pennsylvania. News Release
5.15.08 -- California judges overrule the will of the people in the marriage issue. In 2000 60% of Californian voters passed Proposition 22 which defined marriage as between one man and one woman. By a 4-3 decision the California Supreme Court said this was a discriminatory vote! News Release
5.14.08 -- As S.B. 1250 remains stalled, too many PA legislators bow to pressure from 2.9 percent of the population. News Release
5.1.08 -- During the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing, Senator Vincent Fumo (D-1) verbally assaults each one offering testimony in support of S.B. 1250 -- the Marriage Protection Amendment. News Release
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