Legislative Insider’s Report: Weeks 5/6 of 9

04/18/2017 Admin 0

Dear Friend, We hope this message finds you and your family well and that you had a blessed celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ this past weekend. We are sorry that we missed sending you week 5 of our Insider’s Report, but we’ve included it in this week’s report.  The Legislature slowed down a bit in Week 6 because of Passover and Good Friday, but for the days that the Legislature was [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report: Week 4 of 9

03/31/2017 Admin 0

Before we delve into what happened in Tallahassee this week, we wanted to remind you of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), which held its first public hearing this week. The CRC is convened every 20 years for the purpose of reviewing the state constitution and proposing amendments which are placed on the ballot in the next statewide election.  Despite the late notice of the meeting, the venue was packed, and many progressive organizations were able [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report Week 2 of 9

03/21/2017 Admin 0

The Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) hosted its 4th annual Pro-Family Days in Tallahassee this past Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, FFPC trained attendees how to lobby and briefed them on current life, gambling, and LGBT bills being considered by the Legislature. We were joined by policy experts Bill Bunkley of Florida Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Sara Johnson of No Casinos, Amber Kelly of Florida Family Action, and FFPC President John Stemberger. Over 250 supporters and legislators from around the state [More…]

Legislative Insider’s Report: Week 1 of 9

03/13/2017 Admin 0

This past week was the first and opening week of the 2017 Florida Legislative Session!  Dear Friend, The Legislature opened the 2017 session this week with a bang! On Tuesday, we saw addresses from the Governor, the Speaker of the House, and the Senate President.  A battle has been brewing between Governor Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran over legislation regarding Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida.  Speaker Corcoran has taken aim at ending the [More…]

Call Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry Immediately and Tell Him to Keep His Promise & Veto the HRO

02/15/2017 Amber Kelly 0

Last night, the Jacksonville City Council passed a Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) creating a weapon to punish Christians seeking to live and work according to their faith without government interference and allowing men to use women’s showers, locker rooms, bathrooms and dressing areas.  This anti-liberty proposal is the worst possible piece of public policy any elected official could support. It violates the dignity, safety and the security of women and children and disregards religious liberty. [More…]

Tell the Jacksonville City Council to Say “NO” to the HRO!

01/09/2017 Amber Kelly 0

Members of the Jacksonville City Council have just filed the bad Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) bill again, which was defeated twice before thanks to your efforts.  Do not be fooled.  Despite the claims of “new compromise language,” the new Jacksonville Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) 2017-15, still puts women’s privacy, safety and dignity at risk while using showers, locker rooms, spas and bathrooms by allowing men to use these intimate facilities.  It seeks to allow the [More…]

CD2 Debate Recording Now Available

06/03/2016 Admin 0

Missed the North Florida GOP CD2 Debate or just want to watch it again? Video footage of the debate is now avaliable on our YouTube Channel, as a whole or in specific question segments. ALL Debate Videos: Candidate Debates & Forums (Playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-ph5QEO1bWRSN3gs03j0R5JVq1WyojdQ FULL DEBATE: North Florida GOP CD2 Debate https://youtu.be/azSw3nbeljQ 1. Rape, Incest & Life of the Mother Abortion Exceptions https://youtu.be/mRujS7qSxaA 2. First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) https://youtu.be/QA3ksSjB6yg 3. Taxpayer Funding For Planned Parenthood/Abortion [More…]

URGENT: JAX Community Petition To Let the People of Jacksonville Decide on SOGI

12/30/2015 Admin 0

URGENT COMMUNITY PETITION FOR THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE To Let the People of Jacksonville Decide Whether SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY & EXPRESSION Should Be Added as New Protected Classes DOWNLOAD & FILL OUT PDF PETITION HERE or SIGN THE ONLINE PETITION HERE: HERE BACKGROUND: The City Council of Jacksonville is currently moving  to pass  a so-called “Human Rights Ordinance” which will create new protected classes for the categories of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender [More…]

Help Stop Dangerous So-Called “Human Rights Ordinance” being proposed in Jacksonville

12/04/2015 Admin 0

Help Stop Dangerous So-Called “Human Rights Ordinance” being proposed in Jacksonville Jacksonville is again discussing proposed changes to city ordinance to include “non-discrimination” language (Sexual Orientation Gender Identity [SOGI] language). SOGI does not expand human rights, rather it creates legal weapons to punish Christians who are simply living out their faith in their businesses and use of private property.  Many of these SOGI laws also involve a gross invasion of privacy and create safety and security issues by [More…]

The Anti-LGBT Earthquake from Houston: Next Target–Jacksonville

11/23/2015 Admin 0

Human Rights Campaign, the DC-based LGBT attack machine, has revealed that its next target is Jacksonville. Originally Published on DefendJaxFamilies.com On November 3, Houston citizens repealed an unpopular LGBT law like that proposed for Jacksonville. Despite LGBT lobbyist armies and media saturation, outraged voters struck back with an overwhelming 61-39% referendum majority. The ordinance had created a public hazard and elevated LGBT’s to a special rights status over other citizens. Voters, more astute than their [More…]