We have come to the end of another 60 day legislative session. This year has had some really high-profile victories and also some defeats. I am more and more convinced each year that law and policy absolutely influences people’s values, attitudes and ultimately their behavior. This motivates us even more to do what we do. The Bible speaks of law as a taskmaster and a tutor. Our prayer would be that man’s law reflects both the beauty and severity of God’s nature and character.
I really do want to thank Sara Johnson, my Legislative Assistant, who did a More >
Volunteer today in one of our nine field offices!
We are organizing phone banks and voter registration drives, distributing voter guides, and more. Each office page contains this month’s phone bank schedule and other information.
Visit flfamily.org/field-offices to find the office near you.
Pastors can fill out this form to order voter guides for their church.
Voter Guides for the Primary (August 14th) will be available by August 4th for the following races:
- U.S. Senate
- Congress (all districts)
- Florida Senate
- Florida House of Representatives
Contact your local field office to find out how you can help us distribute the guides.
Organizing Florida to Take Back America
Meetings led by: John Stemberger, President of Florida Family Action
Calling All Conservatives!
Attend one of these major grassroots meeting in your area where we will announce the opening of several field offices around the state and introduce newly hired full time field directors around the state to register & mobilize Floridians to vote.
Each meeting will feature a working lunch or light dinner foods, along with a presentation of strategies and state of the art tools available to make a difference.
Online Voter Guides Now Available
The Florida Presidential Primary will be held on Tuesday January 31, 2012 and early voting will have started in all counties this Saturday, January, 21, 2012. The official Florida Family Policy Council voter guide below has been approved by legal counsel to be 501c3 safe and can be freely distributed by a church as an official educational activity of the church. Click on the image below to download a PDF file: (3 other voter guides are also below)
Because Ron Paul and Mitt Romney refused to answer the voter guide questionnaire there are no responses for More >
Tallahassee – On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, in Tallahassee, leaders of four statewide organizations joined voices in opposing the expansion of gambling and specifically legislation that would authorize some of the largest casinos in the world to set up in Florida. Representatives from the Florida Catholic Conference, the Florida Baptist Convention, the Florida Family Policy Council and Casino Watch all expressed their concern over the negative consequences the explosion of gambling in new mega casinos would bring to Florida.
The conference was opened by Bill Warren, Director of Policy and Communications of Florida Family Action. State Represenative Dennis Baxley and Rachel More >
500 Supporters and National Media Attend Annual Policy Awards Dinner in Orlando with Michele Bachmann
Orlando, Florida – The Florida Family Policy Council’s Annual Policy Awards Dinner celebrated the most pro-life legislative session in Florida’s history with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann as the keynote speaker. The event was attended by over 500 guests as well as local, state and national media. Over a dozen national media outlets were in attendance included NBC News, C-SPAN, Washington Post, National Journal, NewsMax and Charisma Media.
The evening’s dazzling MC was Barbara Beck, the host of the “Good Life” on Super Channel TV 45 in Central Florida. The program also included FFPC President John Stemberger presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Daniel More >
Florida Family Policy Council Co-Hosts Debate on Social & Economic Issues in Orlando with Four Major U.S. Senate Candidates
(ORLANDO, FL) – The four leading Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate attended the debate on Saturday, August 20, 2011 co-hosted by the Florida Family Policy Council and a coalition of local Tea Party groups in Central Florida. Approximately 275 people attended this early primary debate with former state Majority Leader Rep. Adam Hasner, former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, retired Army Col. Mike McAlister and business executive Craig Miller all in attendance at the historic Howard Middle School in downtown Orlando.
Members of the Florida press corps attended and reported on the debate including the Tallahassee More >
Tallahassee, Florida – Over the weekend on Saturday, July 30, 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a package of four pro-life bills at a ceremony in the library of the Governor’s Mansion, marking the culmination of one of the most successful legislative sessions the pro-life movement in Florida’s history.
Governor Scott was joined at the ceremony by the legislative bill sponsors and representatives from the Florida Family Policy Council, the Florida Baptist Convention and the Florida Catholic Conference. Legislators present included (pictured left to right) State Representatives Dennis Baxley, Rachel Burgin, Larry Ahern, Keith Perry, Mat Gaetz, Kelli Stargel and Elizabeth Porter.“We are More >
Insider’s Report- May 8, 2011
Final Week 8: Florida Legislative Session
Bill Warren, Director of Policy & Communications
Florida Family Policy Council
“The House and Senate adjourn Sine Die!” With those words the 2011 Florida Legislative Session is gaveled to a close. Although it took till the wee hours of the morning (3:35am for the Senate) our team was there till the bitter end tracking bills and following the process. Surprising many, the Legislature was able to complete the duties required of them and finish the session within the 60 days prescribed in the Constitution and also deliver More >