Wisconsin Holds Steady with #17 Ranking for Family Prosperity Staying in top half is good, but real and serious problems persist Madison, WI – The Family Prosperity Initiative today publicly released the 2018 version of its hallmark work, The Family Prosperity Index. Wisconsin Family Council is a state partner with The Family Prosperity Initiative. This […]
FOR CITY OF MILWAUKEE RESIDENTS ONLY Recently the Milwaukee Common Council passed and Mayor Tom Barrett signed an ordinance (p. 198, Sec. 75-19) that bans minors from receiving what is known as “conversion” counseling or therapy if any kind of a fee is paid for the counseling. So-called “conversion” counseling is that which offers real […]
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MADISON, WI – Today Choose Life Wisconsin, Inc., announced that the Choose Life Wisconsin license plate is now available for purchase. “The Choose Life plate has been almost ten years in the making,” said Julaine Appling, Choose Life Wisconsin president. “Wisconsin pro-life citizens can now purchase a beautiful license plate that expresses their views on […]
Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) today announced that Dave Hutchens, Senior Pastor at Walnut Hill Bible Church in Baraboo, has received its 2017 John Witherspoon Award. John Witherspoon (1723-1794) was an American minister of the Gospel and as such was the only cleric to sign the Declaration of Independence. He served as president […]
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Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt to receive William Wilberforce Freedom Award Madison, WI – Wisconsin Family Council (WFC) will today present State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt with its 2017 William Wilberforce Freedom Award.
Madison, WI—Wisconsin Family Council President Julaine Appling released the following statement regarding the organization‘s participation in a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Jack Philips and Masterpiece Cakeshop. “As part of its mission to defend free speech and religious liberty, Wisconsin Family Council joined 32 other pro-family policy organizations in filing a brief with the U.S. […]
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For Immediate Release Contact: Lorri Pickens 920-358-7980 or Lorri@citizensagainstgambling.com Forum on Combatting Legalization of Internet Gambling Draws Dozens of Citizens Burlington – Citizens Against Expanded Gambling and Wisconsin Family Council partnered to hold their first forum last night, drawing a crowd of 39 participants in Burlington. The forum informed citizens on the facts about the Daily […]
Election 2016 is just days away. Apart from the race for president, we have many other very important races on the rest of the ballot and possibly also local referendums. We hope you will take the opportunity from the pulpit and/or via the bulletin this Sunday to remind and encourage those in your church to […]
Wisconsin students exercise their religious freedoms, joining with students from across the nation Madison, WI – More than 300,000 students across the nation are expected to take part in Focus on the Family’s third annual “Bring Your Bible to School Day” on Thursday, Oct. 6. This student-led event is a simple way for children and […]
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TONIGHT: The Wausau School Board will revisit the new rules that allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender. The WSD Education/Operations Committee of the Whole meeting is tonight, Sept. 26, at 5 p.m. Read agenda HERE. You’ll find this item on the agenda under “VI – DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER.” Click HERE […]
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American Conservative Union Foundation and Wisconsin Family Council Unveil Report on Underlying Reasons for State’s Rank (18th) on Family Prosperity Index State’s Lackluster Entrepreneurial Activity, Low Marriage Rate Contribute to Migration of Residents to Other States, Create Drag on Family Prosperity Madison, WI, (June 28, 2016) — The American Conservative Union Foundation, along with its state partner, […]
Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit (Students and Parents for Privacy versus United States Department of Education) last week on behalf of 63 minor high-school girls in Illinois. The lawsuit is filed against the US Department of Education and the school district where the girls attend school and has ramifications for Wisconsin. WHAT THE LAWSUIT […]
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2016 | Week of February 22 | #1138 Last Thursday, Governor Walker signed two pro-life bills into law. Both bills deal with redirecting taxpayer money away from Wisconsin’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Together the two bills have the potential of removing at least $7 million a year of taxpayer money away from […]
Three Easy Ways to Help Marriages in Your Community National Marriage Week USA is just DAYS away! February 7-14, is a time to elevate and promote the benefits of marriage. Here are some ideas: 1) Launch a marriage class in your home, your church, or local library/community center. It’s NOT too late….just use the week […]
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Wisconsin Family Action in cooperation with the pro-life organizations, Wisconsin Right to Life and Pro-Life Wisconsin announce a “Rally For Life” taking place Tuesday, January 12th from noon to 2 p.m. at the King Street Entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol.
“Dear parents, when you vote next November, please remember which party wants your daughters to share their school locker rooms and showers with boys. That’s right, the Obama administration’s Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently ruled that Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Illinois must give a transgender kid, who was […]
On Tuesday, 9/22, the Senate Committee on Human Health and Service held a public hearing on Senate Bill 260 (companion AB 305 – bans the sale and use of the body parts and tissues of aborted babies) Senate Bill 237 (companion AB 310 – redirects about $7.5 million annually of taxpayer money away from […]
We all watched in horror last week as a fourth undercover video was released showing Planned Parenthood staff proclaim “Another Boy!” as they dissected an aborted infant. Today, you have the opportunity to WEIGH IN! TODAY, Monday, August 3, the U.S. Senate will be voting to prohibit the nation’s largest abortion provider from receiving taxpayer funds. […]
Wisconsin’s pro-life champion Rep. Andre Jacque (R-DePere) is circulating three new bills for sponsorship. The new bills come in response to strong outrage elicited by undercover sting videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of body parts from aborted children.
Wisconsin Family Action (WFA) has learned that the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly will likely be voting on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child very soon–possibly as early as this week. This bill, Assembly Bill 237/Senate Bill 179, prohibits physicians/abortionists from aborting babies who are at or beyond 20 weeks development in utero because at this stage of […]
Marriage by Design, Alliance Defending Freedom, 2015 – “The #1 action for churches and faith-based ministries to take now that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether same-sex marriage is required by the constitution.” Suggested Language for Church By-Laws, Alliance Defending Freedom, 2015 – “Suggestions to strengthen the by-laws of a church to ensure the […]
On Tuesday, April 28, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on cases related to the definition of marriage. Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Family Council are asking citizens statewide to pray between now and that day.