25
Sep
2014
September 25, 2014
Attendees of IFI's 25th Anniversary Banquet had the pleasure of hearing Governor Mike Pence speak about the importance of family in our society today. There has been some requests for follow-up information on a theory alluded to by Governor Pence. The "success equation" or "success sequence" is a socioeconomic plan suggested by census researchers to close much of the poverty gap that exists in America. The United States, contrary to popular belief, has among the lowest rates of upward class mobility. Ron Haskins, in a popular NATIONAL AFFAIRS...
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11
Sep
2014
September 11, 2014
Ryan.McCann
  Below is an excerpt from an excellent article written by Leslie Ford and Ryan Anderson.  In it they discuss the attacks small business owners Cynthia and Robert Gifford have had to endure at the hands of same-sex "marriage" advocates.  When activists pressure governments to overturn marriage laws they often claim that same-sex "marriage" hurts no one.  That is unfortunately untrue. The Giffords join a growing list of Americans who are having their 1st Amendment rights sacrificed at the alter of same-...
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04
Sep
2014
September 4, 2014
Ryan.McCann
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Curt Smith Indiana Family Institute 317-423-9178   Today the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals sent a shocking and destructive message to Indiana lawmakers and all Hoosier citizens:  Moms and Dads are optional.  The 40 page decision departs from the constitutional role of the judiciary to interpret the law and instead the Court assumes a moral superiority over the people of Indiana and our elected leaders.  It is good and honorable for the State of Indiana to be alarmed by the growing numbers of...
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01
Aug
2014
August 1, 2014
Ryan.McCann
Another great article from The Heritage Foundation's Ryan Anderson:    Today, in a 2-1 split decision, the 4th circuit ruled that Virginia’s marriage amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman violates the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The majority declared that Virginia’s law “impermissibly infringe[s] on its citizens’ fundamental right to marry.” Judge Paul Niemeyer issued a strong dissent arguing that the court got it wrong, for “the majority has failed to...
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