Archive for December, 2011

A “gay nativity scene” at a church in California has been vandalized and we are immediately informed that it will be investigated as a hate crime. A Bible-burning vandal damages New Haven’s Christmas tree–possibly soaking the holy book with something to increase the fire–and authorities call it “unfortunate.” A person deliberately crashes his car into […]

The Rally for Life in Hartford will be  January 21, 2012, the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Sponsored by Helpers of God’s Precious Infants and supported by the CT Coalition for Life, the Family Institute of Connecticut and St. Gerard’s Center for Life, the March will begin with a 9 am Mass at St. […]

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has overruled an FDA recommendation to allow minor girls unfettered access to Plan B, the “emergency contraceptive” that may act as an abortifacient. This is the same drug that our state government, in violation of basic religious liberty, forces Connecticut’s Catholic hospitals to provide. Society should always do […]

What We’re Up Against The Connecticut Post is running a fawning, puff-piece series on Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s first year in office. The series inadvertently reveals what we are up against–and why Family Institute of Connecticut is so crucial to faith and family in our state. There is, for instance, this in the first installment: […]

In the three years since one judge redefined marriage for all of Connecticut we have faced blatantly unconstitutional attacks on religious liberty and shocking new assaults on parental rights. The media downplays all of it. But they at least get one big thing right: “We forced the legislature to pass the strongest religious liberties guarantees […]

The Hartford Courant’s editorial page on the passage of the Casino law in Massachusetts: Massachusetts needs to be prepared to fix the social and economic consequences that, based on Connecticut’s experience, are sure to develop…Gaming will mean dire social consequences for those who can’t control their gambling — in Connecticut, a surprising number of them […]