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The PA house is moving foward legislation to expand tax credits for private schools

05.08.19 | Bob Price

Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute supports the effort. The GOP-controlled house has voted to double funding for the tax credit program.  

Pro-lifers in NY are keeping a watchful eye on assisted suicide legislation

05.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Advocates in Albany call it "death with dignity," but critics such as Pastor Robert Poolon say it could lead to elder abuse and target people with disabilities. Governor Cuomo supports the effort to allow the terminally-ill to take life-ending...

PA politician catches flak after harrassing protester outside PP clinic

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic Representative Brian Sims posted the more than eight-minute video of him berating a woman on social media--calling her an "old white lady" and her protest "grotesque." Jason Gottesman, with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, says...

Pennsylvania school district has banned "God Bless America"

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The school district claims a phrase of the song amounts to prayer. Attorney Jeremy Dys with First Liberty says, "if the members of congress can stand on the United States Capitol and belt out the tune, certainly elementary students can say it...

Counties along Lake Ontario are expected to announce states of emergency

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

More than 800,000 sandbags, along with National Guard troops, are in place to help mitigate flooding this week. Congressman Chris Collins visited the lake shore community of Kent in Orleans County yesterday. In 2017, historic flooding caused...

Do farmworkers in New York state deserve a union?

05.07.19 | Family Life News Team

Jose Chapa with Justice for Farmworkers believes they do and he's calling for lawmakers to act. But, Steve Ammerman, a spokesman for the Farm Bureau of New York, says this is asking too much of farm owners. Governor Cuomo is working to pass a...

Prom season raises limo safety concerns in New York state

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

Planning for prom has some parents in the Empire Sate concerned about limo safety after that deadly crash in Schoharie County last fall. Albany-area Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has drafted legislation for a database to make it easier for...

Philadelphia's Islamic Center releases footage of children willing to kill

05.06.19 | Bob Price

Disturbing footage shows Muslim children saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the "army of Allah." The Muslim American Society posted the video on its Facebook page. It shows young children wearing Palestinian scarves singing and...

Flooding fears for western New York

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags and hundreds of pumps in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential high waters. More rain and wind this week could cause property damage along hundreds of miles of...

New voting push in PA aims to allow more response in primaries

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

More than 780,000 unaffiliated voters can't vote in primary elections in Pennsylvania, but there's a new bipartisan push by lawmakers to change that. Jim Lee, President and CEO of Susquehanna Polling and Research, says this could have a big...

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