Independence Day Prayer Call

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What a better time to join fellow Nebraskans in prayer for the future of our nation than Independence Day! Join NFA and the Nebraska Catholic Conference for a brief legal analysis of the Supreme Court marriage decision, and a time of united prayer.

When: July 4th, 9:00-9:30am CST

How: Call 712-775-7031 and enter 546-987-937#

• 9:00am – Welcome and Introductions
• 9:05 – 9:15am: Legal Analysis of SCOTUS decision
• 9:15 – 9:30am: Designated individuals lead us in prayer
• 9:30 – 10:00am: Open phone line for callers to pray

SCOTUS Legalizes Same Sex Marriage

Date: June 26, 2015

Today the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 5-4 ruling which unjustifiably redefines marriage, an institution that for millennia has been known as only the union of a man and a woman.

The Court’s decision fails to adhere to the precedent set forth just two years ago in United States v. Windsor. In that case, Justice Kennedy described at length the deference the federal government must pay to the individual States and their definitions of marriage, citing case law as old as 1890.

Marriage is based on the biological fact that reproduction depends on a man and a woman, and the reality that children need a mother and a father. The lifelong, faithful union of husband and wife promotes healthy, durable families for the common good today and for future generations. (more…)

This Week’s Radio Programs

RadioNFA’s daily radio programs focus on faith, government, policy and culture.

July 6: Joe Neuhaus — Consequences of SCOTUS Decision
July 7: Karen Bowling –Talking with Family
July 8: Karen Bowling — How to Pray Now
July 9: Hallie Hamilton — Praying for Young Adults
July 10: Ben Blowers — Marriage SCOTUS

 

2015 Legislative Scorecard


For your convenience, we compiled a Legislative Scorecard that shows how every senator voted on the issues you told us you cared about including: medical marijuana, the death penalty, gas tax increase, sexual orientation/gender identity and pro-LIFE legislation.

Find out how your senator voted! Download the 2015 Legislative Scorecard.

If you have questions about how senators voted on other legislation, contact us here.

What Should I Say

By: Al Riskowski
Date: June 12, 2015

Many were surprised when Bruce Jenner started appearing in public with long hair, wearing a dress and then announced his decision to “transition into a woman.” Jenner was an Olympic Decathlon gold medalist, a hero and role model for many in the ’70’s and ’80’s. Yet, now we learn that all along, he believed he was a woman. Photos of Jenner recently published in Vanity Fair magazine were even more shocking.

When I became executive director of Nebraska Family Alliance 15 years ago few individuals thought the idea of male and female biology would ever be questioned, much less under attack.  The culture in which we live is becoming confused over the basic realities of nature. (more…)