Florida Family Policy Blog
Did Blankenhorn really change his view on same sex marriage?
Social scientist and Proposition 8 Expert Witness David Blankenhorn recently announced he now “accepts gay marriage” but contradicts himself by insisting he did not retract any of his previous views to the contrary on traditional marriage.
Children Raised by Intact Biological Family Better in 77 out of 80 markers
A new study published in the July issue of Social Science Research shows that children raised by homosexual parents have distinct disadvantages compared to those raised by their married mothers and fathers.
Citizens Protest Mandated Contraceptives and Abortion Drugs
On June 8th citizens gathered in more than 150 rallies around the country to protest the new healthcare mandate that requires businesses, schools and institutions to provide coverage for contraceptive and abortifacient drugs.
On June 15th the Catholic Health Association withdrew its support of the contraceptive mandate with its religious exemption…
My Body, My Choice. My Soda, Not My Choice? More Liberal Hypocrisy?
If the liberal left battles School Choice by opposing charter and private school funding, Economic Choice by pushing higher taxes, Insurance/Health Care Choice by supporting Obamacare, Land Use Choice by blocking land development, Parental Choice by attempting to pass child abuse laws for spanking, and Voter Choice by supporting term limits why is “CHOICE” one of the main foundations on which most liberals stand?
The fact is that while all of these “choice” issues are important, none is as critical as Life. None ends a human life and deems it “ok” because it was someone’s personal choice.
EEOC Says Transgender Employees Protected
The EEOC isn’t a court or Congress, but this decision gives us a very clear view of how the Commission will view charges of discrimination brought by transgender individuals (although it does not definitively determine how courts will rule). This is yet another step toward eroding marriage and other precious historical institutions in America.
FFPC President John Stemberger Stands with Former Jacksonville City Council President Ginger Soud, Other Attorneys and Community Leaders to Oppose Jacksonville Sexual/ Gender Identity and Expression Ordinance
Today FFPC President and General Counsel John Stemberger stood with former Jacksonville City Council President Ginger Soud, legal expert Roger Gannam, Attorney Joey Vaughn and other leaders to make news announcements and highlight major concerns with the City’s proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, 2012-296.
State and Federal Legislators Join Nationwide Rally Against the HHS Mandate in Orlando
STAND UP FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Nationwide Rally * Friday, March 23, 2012 (Orlando, FL) On Friday, March 23, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. hundreds of concerned citizens will hold a Rally for Religious Freedom at the Orlando Federal Courthouse, to voice public...
AMENDED FLORIDA “PRAYER” BILL, SB98, WINS SUPPORT FROM LEADING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ADVOCATES AS SUPPORTING FREE SPEECH OF STUDENTS
(Orlando, FL) Today, the Florida Family Policy Council announced its full support for Senate Bill 98 after previously expressing concerns about early versions of the bill last week. SB98 in its current and amended form would simply give discretion to local school...
KOMEN FOUNDATION BETRAYS MAJORITY OF PRO-LIFE AMERICANS BY REVERSING DECISION TO STOP FUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOOD
(Orlando, FL) In a stunning move, three days after making a decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood, the Associated Press today reports that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation today “apologized” and announced it was reversing their decision. After...
Governed not by polls, politics nor profits….
Since I cast my first rather misguided vote in 1980, I have given much thought and consideration toward developing a principle based grid for political decision making. What are the moral “first principles” to consider when deciding who to vote for and why? These points below represent an attempt to develop a principled approach for social conservatives exercising active citizenship as we choose and support candidates.
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