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Jun
2017
June 8, 2017
IFI Staff
Religious freedom is under assault in the United States, and even here in Indiana. But it doesn't have to stay that way. Pastors are on the front lines of this effort, whether they know it or not. Without our leaders of faith leading the charge to protect our religious freedom, we run the risk of losing the precious gifts afforded to our citizens: the right to live and work according to our beliefs. Please encourage your pastor to attend this important briefing in Indianapolis. They'll hear from Family Research Council (FRC) Vice...
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May
2017
May 31, 2017
IFI Staff
The past ten days in the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals – which includes Indiana – have been quite tumultuous. In two separate cases, two different panels of 7th Circuit Court judges have weighed in on what used to be a relatively settled matter: biology. The difference in worldview is on very clear display.   The first case deals predominantly with the appeal of same-sex couples to be listed as parents on birth certificates in Indiana. Currently, the State of Indiana requires that the actual biological parents of a child...
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May
2017
May 25, 2017
IFI Staff
Dear Friends,  Many Hoosiers have come alongside us over the years to help advance the cause of the family. From those who diligently call their elected officials when a pressing issue arises, to those who pray and volunteer time at our events and, of course, those who give of their finances, sometimes sacrificially – we are enormously grateful for all of the support.   As you may know, IFI is entirely supported by generous Hoosiers. And because of that support, we’re able to play an important role in the political...
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May
2017
May 17, 2017
IFI Staff
Over the past eight years, Americans saw a large number of Christians and Christian-owned businesses taken to court by various special interest groups and activists.  From the Klein family in Oregon, who politely declined to bake a cake for a same-sex ceremony, to florist Barronelle Stutzman and Indiana’s own Memories Pizza, business owners were force-fed a new policy by the progressives in power: if you want to run a business, you must be willing to sacrifice what you believe in.   Time after time, it seemed, Christians were...
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