Author: Amanda Penrod

ACTION ALERT: Idaho Falls City Council to VOTE on anti-religious liberty measure!

This is a call to action! Tomorrow, May 14, 2020, the Idaho Falls City Council will hold a vote to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” (SOGI) to the list of protected classes under the city’s non-discrimination ordinance. We need YOUR help to contact members of the Idaho Falls City Council and ask them to oppose this…

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Idaho: Taking Important Steps Towards Securing “The Blessing Of Liberty”.

Now that Governor Brad Little has officially signed the last of the bills on his desk, the Idaho 2020 Legislative Session has officially come to a close. While it wasn’t an ideal session by any means, we are pleased with certain outcomes and legislative actions. We feel that the Idaho legislature has taken important steps…

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Coalition Applauds Governor Little’s Leadership to Promote Family Prosperity in Idaho 

The Protect Idaho Families Coalition supports the Governor’s decision to sign House Bills 500 and 509 into law. We recognize that the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act and the Idaho Vital Statistics Act are vital to the protection of every individual and family in our state.   “We are excited to see Idaho is going in…

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2020 Legislative Update: Week Ten

Buzz topics for week ten of Idaho’s 2020 Legislative Session include the second amendment, warrantless arrests, hemp, Idaho families, right to life, and more. Second Amendment Earlier this session Representative Zito introduced House Bill 516, a bill to eliminate a restriction on individuals carrying concealed guns in Idaho cities. It passed in the Senate State…

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Bill Alert: House Bills 500 & 509 Biological Sex Matters

This year, 2020, marks 100 years since women’s suffrage. Idaho was the fourth state to give women the right to vote and the first to do it by constitutional amendment. Since then, women across the country have made a strong impact on the communities and our nation. Little did those women activists know that within…

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2020 Legislative Update: Week Six

Week six of Idaho’s 2020 Legislative Session has been one for the books with many important topics having been discussed throughout the capitol. Buzz topics this week include gender, marriage, education, property tax, and more.  Read below to learn more about some of the noteworthy bills and resolutions that have come up this week in…

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Family Policy Update Featuring Blaine Conzatti

Blaine Conzatti from the Family Policy Alliance for Idaho joins Lindsey Zea from the Madison Liberty Institute at the Idaho State Capitol to talk about current events and upcoming legislation. Visit familypolicyalliance.com to learn more about social policy issues here in Idaho! Amanda PenrodAmanda is a Media and Relations Associate with the Madison Liberty Institute….

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Bill Alert: Is Idaho’s Religious Liberty is Under Attack?

Do you think it’s fair to require someone to provide a service that goes against their religious beliefs? The answer should be a hard no. Forcing someone to go against their deeply rooted religious convictions is an attack on their freedom. However, recently in society, the question “how far does religious liberty extend?” has become a huge topic among…

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House Bill 403 – Child Protection, Parental Rights

On February 3rd, Representative Heather Scott (R-Blanchard) introduced House Bill 403 (H0403) into the House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee. This bill proposes a slight word adjustment to an existing law about interviews conducted by Child Protective Services (CPS). It adds a reference to a section of Idaho law that explains the role and rights…

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Support Life Here in Idaho

Imagine, it’s a Tuesday afternoon, you look at the clock and realize you need to go pick up the kids from school. You grab your keys, head out to your car, start blasting your favorite tunes, and you are on your way. At a stoplight, you notice an interesting license plate you’ve never seen before….

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