The following is an op-ed that several allied, Seattle-based pastors sent to the Seattle Times recently. Unfortunately, the Times refused to run the piece. Nonetheless, we think it is important and strong enough that you should see it.
If you are so moved, you can send the text to the Seattle Times editorial board at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Believe it or not, the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction – often referred to as OSPI – wants your opinion on Sex Education in our State. Family Policy Institute of Washington thinks taking OSPI’s survey is one of the best and most important uses of your time this week.
Our friends at Teen-Aid have created the following message, with resource links for each of us to use in taking OSPI’s survey and passing it along to our friends,
The Washington State House Democratic Caucus made a bold statement, and history, in recent weeks in choosing
Rep Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) to be the first woman, and first lesbian Speaker of the House. She replaced long-time serving (20 years) Speaker Frank Chopp who was recently pushed out mid-term in an unprecedented maneuver by the growing number of radical leftists taking over the Democratic Party here in Washington and across the country.
Despite politicians taxing billions more for government education, homeless, and human service programs, it is evident that KOMO 4 Eric Johnson’s TV report was correct, “Seattle is Dying.” Emotionally, mentally, physically, and especially spiritually, Seattle is dying with no solutions in sight.
The leaders and opinionmakers who run Seattle and this state continue to blame the “usual” suspects (racism, men, insufficient taxes, inequality, capitalism, Republicans, and Trump) for their failures.
One reading of most modern Sex Education materials makes parents cry aloud, “What can I do?”
After reading materials, parents say, “This makes me uncomfortable.” Explaining why is difficult without spending hours and finding something more comfortable as a replacement is nearly impossible. When a parent expresses their concerns to school personnel, they are told one or more of the following comments.
- We are required to teach this.
- We tone the materials down.
On Monday, April 1, about two thousand family, life, and Christian social-justice champions descended on Olympia for “Prevailing By Prayer,” one last rally and citizen-lobbying day of the 2019 Legislative Session. Special thanks go to the Slavic community for making up about three-quarters of the crowd on this important day. Several champion legislators encouraged and implored the crowd to stand for their values and make their voices heard before time runs out on this session.
A new religious war has started in America and WA state, declared by the “Nones.”
The “Nones” (people with No Religious Affiliation), having grown in size and passion the past two decades, and after recently conquering and radicalizing the Democratic Party, News Media, Hollywood, governments, and Academia, have decided to openly battle and defeat their longtime, enemies—Faithful Christians, Orthodox Jews, and Muslims.
Also targeted is the Republican Party and those remaining groups,
Have today’s Christians activists have embraced a stereotypical weak, pacifist (dovish, nonaggressive, appeaser, meek, noncombative) attitude that guarantees failure in the public square? Allen Whitt, President of the Family Policy Council of West Virginia, makes a call for real Christian action that is spot on. We must reject our opponents continued calls and threats for Christians to be invisible, passive, and silent! The Rev. MLK Jr did not put his light under a bushel basket and back down to his enemies demands.
Substitute Senate Bill 5001 has already been passed out of committee and is ready to go to the floor for debate. It’s companion bill in the House, HB 1162, will be debated this afternoon. While this bill does not require composting of human remains, it brings up serious questions about the dignity of the body and the extreme positions of some in the legislature. These bills are garnering national attention, and Laurie Higgins from the Illinois Family Institute graciously granted FPIW permission to reprint her article here.
State Senator Mark Miloscia to Be Family Policy Institute of
Washington’s Next Executive Director
“Family Policy Institute of Washington is thrilled to announce that State Senator Mark Miloscia has agreed to lead the organization into the next decade,” stated Family Policy Institute of Washington’s founder and board chairman Larry Sundquist.
“I am honored to be joining this effort and organization. FPIW has long been recognized as one of our state’s leading organizations in developing public policy,
Making the case for Christian engagement in the culture isn’t a difficult thing to do. Christ’s lordship is over all areas of life and that’s abundantly clear in his word. Our Creator is not to be compartmentalized.
Today is November 5th, meaning tomorrow is the last day to vote in the different races for the various legislative, executive, and judicial offices. When we do so, we are not stepping out of the realm of spiritual things and into the supposed realm of secular things.
“Everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.” -John 3:20
There are evils which are so indisputably evil that the perpetrator’s only strategy is to hide the truth in the hopes their actions won’t be brought to light. Such is the reason for the following picture tweeted out by Bucks County Courier-Journal writer JD Mullane in 2013.
The media’s absence at the trial of Kermit Gosnell is not difficult to explain.
We’ve written before about the fraudulent nature of the “pro-choice” label. If you weren’t convinced then, you should be after reading this. The nation’s premier abortionist training school, the University of California San Francisco, is coaching future abortionists to convince conflicted mothers into killing their babies.
The UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health is a “medical school” through which the abortionist training program, known as the Kenneth J Ryan Residency Training Program,
This is the last week for the justices of the US Supreme Court to issue opinions on cases that were argued this term. Two cases we’ve been watching closely, beside the already issued Masterpiece Cakes, are NIFLA v. Becerra and the disposition of Barronelle Stutzman’s case in Arlene’s Flowers. Yesterday and today the Court issued good decisions on both.
On Monday, in the wake of Masterpiece,
You may have heard that the Supreme Court issued a ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop. The case involved Jack Phillip’s (a Colorado baker) decision not to create a custom cake for a same-sex “wedding.” After a complaint was filed, the Colorado Human Rights Commission sanctioned him and sent his employees (mostly family) to government re-education classes so they could be taught just how wrong Jack was to do what he had done. In the process,
Jack Philips, a Denver baker who declined to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding, got some good news today from the United State’s Supreme Court when they ruled that the state of Colorado violated the Constitution in the way they treated him.
The case arose out of a familiar set of facts. Six years ago, Jack Phillips was approached about making a cake for a same-sex “wedding” at a time when same-sex marriage didn’t even exist in Colorado.
You can file this story in the category of “things they said would never happen that everyone knew was going to happen.”
A church in Oregon is being sued after not allowing their facility to be used for an LGBT event. Curiously, the lawsuit was not filed by the people who were denied the opportunity to use the church’s facility.
Instead, this lawsuit has been filed by the event management company that used to manage the church’s event center.
It’s a comedy of errors, but it’s not very funny.
People shoot heroin on the street and the police walk by. Those who don’t want to shoot heroin on the street can do so in a taxpayer-funded “safe heroin injection site” under government supervision; meanwhile, a toddler is pricked by a dirty needle on a playground.
Areas that were recently green spaces along highways are now overrun by homelessness while taxpayers complain about needles and feces on city sidewalks.
Last week, the world was captivated and horrified by the story of little Alfie Evans. The British toddler, born with a rare degenerative condition, died early Saturday morning at just 23 months old after spending the final 16 months of his life in a coma.
Alfie’s case was noteworthy, but not only because he was a life gone too soon. The world was captivated by the legal battle that developed between his parents and the British health care system.