BREAKING NEWS: FLORIDA KEYS JUDGE DISRESPECTS WILL OF FIVE MILLION FLORIDA VOTERS IN RULING ATTEMPTING TO FIND FLORIDA MARRIAGE AMENDMENT UNCONSTITUTIONAL
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Ruling allows same-sex couples and many others to obtain illegitimate marriage licenses from Monroe County Clerk of Court, (Florida Keys) possibly as soon as Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Continue reading

STEMBERGER TO MAKE PUBLIC MEDIA COMMENT AFTER LEGAL ARGUMENTS IN MIAMI HEARING ON MARRIAGE AMENDMENT CHALLENGES
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On Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Miami, John Stemberger, the President and General Counsel of the Florida Family Policy Council will be available for public media comments immediately following the state court hearing in Miami attempting to challenge Florida’s Marriage Protection Amendment. Continue reading

Florida Family Policy Council Moves to Intervene in Federal Court Cases to Protect Marriage in Florida
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Today Florida Family Policy filed a Motion to Intervene in Brenner v. Scott and Grimsley v. Scott, both lawsuits initiated by homosexual activists seeking to declare Florida’s state constitutional and statutory marriage laws unconstitutional. Continue reading

Florida Family Policy Council Announces Publication of Statewide Cultural Indicators Report
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The 55 page full color document provides statistical data for 37 cultural indicators in 7 different categories including vital statistics, crime, education, family, health, poverty & welfare, and business & government. Each indicator compares Florida’s status to the rest of the country by using charts, graphs and graphic color images to accompany the raw data. Continue reading

Florida Family Action Seeks to Intervene in Miami Lawsuit Where Same-Sex Couples Attempt to Overturn Marriage Protection Amendment in Florida Constitution
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Florida Family Action along with a diverse coalition of citizen groups crossing racial, political, and religious lines, today filed a Motion to Intervene in Pareto v. Ruvin, the lawsuit initiated by homosexual activists seeking to declare Florida’s marriage laws unconstitutional. Continue reading

Florida Family Policy Council Responds to Equality Florida’s Announcement of a Lawsuit That Attempts to Overturn Florida’s Marriage Protection Amendment
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On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, John Stemberger, President and General Counsel of the Florida Family Policy Council, issued the following statement in response to Equality Florida’s announcement that they are filing a federal lawsuit to attempt to overturn Florida’s Marriage Protection Amendment found in Article I, Section 27 of the Florida Constitution: Continue reading

Bibles to be Distributed Today in Orange and Collier Counties Public Schools
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On Thursday, January 16, 2014, the Florida Family Policy Council in coordination with World Changers of Florida, and local churches will be distributing copies of the Bible on several Florida public high school campuses in Orange and Collier Counties. Continue reading

Trail Life USA, Christian Alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, launched January 1
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On Wednesday, January 1, 2014, Trail Life USA officially launched its outdoor adventure program for boys and young men nationwide. Continue reading

Introducing Trail Life USA
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The name and visual branding for “Trail Life USA” were unveiled publicly for the first time to great applause and excitement by those gathered to launch a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts of America. Continue reading

OnMyHonor.Net announces new character building organization for boys
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Tweet OnMyHonor.Net announced the creation of a new organization this week. Their mission is to guide generations of courageous young men to honor God, lead with integrity, serve others, and experience outdoor adventure. The new program will be an exciting … Continue reading

John Stemberger Statement on Marriage Decision
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Tweet John Stemberger, president and general counsel of the Florida Family Policy Council, released the following statement on June 26, 2013 regarding the US Supreme Court’s decisions on marriage: Today the U.S. Supreme Court has handed down two major decisions … Continue reading

Governor Scott Signs FFPC Supported Bill “Infants Born Alive” Legislation at Florida Baptist Children’s Home
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Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that the Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) supported, HB 1139 to grant infants who survive abortion procedures the same rights as infants born naturally. Continue reading

CONTROVERSIAL JACKSONVILLE SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY & EXPRESSION “NON-DISCRIMINATION” ORDINANCE 296 DECISIVELY DEFEATED
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Tonight, the Jacksonville City Council overwhelmingly rejected the controversial proposed 2012-296 “non-discrimination” ordinance. Continue reading

Jacksonville Citizens Will Not Be Fooled: A Vote for 296 is a Vote to Undermine Florida’s Marriage Laws
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Florida Family Action has released documentation today gathered from the Duval County Supervisor of Elections office displaying how the citizens of Jacksonville voted on Florida’s Marriage Protection Amendment in 2008. Continue reading

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
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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. Continue reading

State and Federal Legislators Join Nationwide Rally Against the HHS Mandate in Orlando
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Tweet 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 … Continue reading

AMENDED FLORIDA “PRAYER” BILL, SB98, WINS SUPPORT FROM LEADING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ADVOCATES AS SUPPORTING FREE SPEECH OF STUDENTS
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Tweet (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 … Continue reading

KOMEN FOUNDATION BETRAYS MAJORITY OF PRO-LIFE AMERICANS BY REVERSING DECISION TO STOP FUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOOD
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Tweet (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 … Continue reading

Stemberger to Debate Casino Leaders at Fort Lauderdale / Broward Chamber of Commerce Forum on Gambling
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Tweet (FORT LAUDERDALE, FL) On Tuesday morning, November 29,2011, from 7:30 to 9:30am at the Westin Cypress Creek Hotel, 400 Corporate Drive in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a debate forum will be held on the current legislative proposal to expand casinos … Continue reading

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann to Keynote Florida Family Policy Council Annual Policy Awards Dinner Saturday, August 27, 2011 in Orlando, Florida
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Tweet (Orlando, Florida) The Florida Family Policy Council will be holding it’s Sixth Annual Policy Awards Dinner with keynote speaker Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and special guests Senate President Mike Haridopolos and House Speaker Dean Cannon. The event will be held … Continue reading

U.S. Senate Republican Candidate Debate to be held in Orlando, FL., Saturday, August 20, 2011
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Tweet (Orlando, Florida) The Florida Family Policy Council and The Central Florida Tea Party Coalition will be co-sponsoring a debate forum for the major candidates in the U.S. Senate Republican primary race on Saturday, August 20, 2011, from 10:00 a.m to 12 … Continue reading

Florida Governor Rick Scott Issues Proclamation in Support of Marriage
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Tweet Encourages citizens, churches, businesses, organizations and community leaders to strengthen marriage “We are thrilled to see Florida recognizing the importance of marriage to the men, women and children of our great state,” said John Stemberger, president of Florida Family Council … Continue reading

FLORIDA BAR CREATES JUDICIAL CANDIDIATE INFORMATION FORM IN RESPONSE TO LAWSUIT BY POLICY COUNCIL
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Tweet But Questions About Family, Religion and Judicial Philosophy Were Intentionally Omitted, Making the Form Largely Unhelpful to Values Voters (Orlando, FL) After over three years of deliberation and discussion about what types of questions the form would ask, The Florida Bar finally approved … Continue reading

DON WILDMON TO BE HONORED AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL POLICY AWARDS DINNER MAY 15, 2010, IN ORLANDO FLORIDA
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Tweet (Orlando, FL) Don Wildmon, the founder of the American Family Association (AFA) based in Tupelo, Mississippi will be one of the special guests in attendance at the Fifth Annual Policy Awards Dinner of the Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) … Continue reading

New Comprehensive Study Shows How Pornography Threatens Marriages, Children, Communities and Individual Happiness
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Tweet (ORLANDO, FL)– The Florida Family Policy Council and the Family Research Council released a new study today that comprehensively details the effects of pornography on marriages, children, communities and individual happiness. The study, “The Effects of Pornography on Individuals, … Continue reading

OBAMA APPOINTED ADMINISTRATOR INSTRUCTS NASA EMPLOYEES TO “CELEBRATE” LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AND PROMOTE GAY RIGHTS ACTIVITIES
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Tweet Family Policy Council Leader Blasts the Commander in Chief  and NASA’s Acting Administrator for Being “Off-Mission” (Orlando, FL) This past Monday June 9, the approximately 300,000 employees of the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) were instructed to join other … Continue reading

GAMBLING DEAL IS A BAD BET FOR FLORIDA’S CHILDREN
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Tweet Joint Coalition Statement in Opposition to Legislatures Proposed Gambling “Deal” By Dennis Baxley, Christian Coalition of Florida; Bill Bunkley, Florida Baptist Convention; Nathan Dunn, Florida Family Action; John Stemberger, Florida Family Policy Council Joint Legislative Committee Proposes Largest Predatory Gambling Expansion in … Continue reading

ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTEEN FLORIDA BAR ATTORNEYS FILE NOTICE OF OPPOSITION TO FAMILY LAW SECTION WHICH SUPPORTED GAY ADOPTION RULING
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Tweet (Orlando, FL) Yesterday afternoon, 116 lawyers who are members of the Florida Bar filed a formal notice in support an Amicus (friend of the court) Brief which argues that the Family Law section the Florida Bar is in violation … Continue reading

Florida Governor Charlie Crist Rejects Most Qualified Supreme Court Nominee Endorsed by PBA, Law Enforcement, NRA, Right to Life and other Pro-Life / Pro-Family Groups
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Tweet Instead Appoints Judge Endorsed by Planned Parenthood and Homosexual Activists (Tallahassee, FL) Today, Florida’s Governor Charlie Crist announced the appointment of Judge James E.C. Perry of Sanford and rejected Judge Alan Lawson for the Florida Supreme Court.  Governor Crist received … Continue reading

New Survey Shows Fewer Problems at Home and at School for Children With Intact Married Families that Worship Weekly
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Tweet (ORLANDO, FL) – A new study released today by the Florida Family Policy Council finds that children have fewer problems at school and home when they live with both biological parents and frequently attend religious services.  Drs. Nicholas Zill … Continue reading

ACTIVIST TRIAL COURT JUDGE IN MIAMI DEFIES FLORIDA LAW PROHIBITING HOMOSEXUAL ADOPTIONS FINDING LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL
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Tweet (Orlando, FL) Today, Judge Cindy S. Lederman, a trial court judge in Miami has ruled that Florida’s law prohibiting homosexuals from adopting children was unconstitutional justifying her ruling under the “equal protection” clause of the Florida Constitution.  Judge Lederman ruled … Continue reading

A Special Report: Passage of the Florida Marriage Protection Amendment
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Tweet The Triumph of the Common Man Over Cultural Elites Dear Friend, We did it — You did it — And ultimately God did it!  After four long years of hard work and some rather stunning opposition along the way, … Continue reading

BOGUS LAWSUIT BY STEALTH GAY ACTIVISTS RED AND BLUE DENIED ON ALL COUNTS
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Tweet (Miami, FL) Florida Red and Blue, a homosexual front group, who opposes Amendment 2 to define marriage between one man and one woman, was tossed out of court this evening after filing a frivolous lawsuit in a Miami Circuit Court … Continue reading