Outlining Our Legislative Priorities in 2022

Outlining Our Legislative Priorities in 2022

This morning, Palmetto Family Council and its partner organizations in the One Message group held a press conference in the second-floor lobby of the South Carolina State House. During this press event, we outlined the eight priorities we believe are most important...

Life in S.C. After Roe

Life in S.C. After Roe

Will Roe v. Wade Stand—and What Comes After? On Wednesday December 1st, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, a critical case that represents the best chance at overturning Roe v. Wade that the pro-life movement has ever...

Pathways To Permanency

Pathways To Permanency

Earlier this year, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s staff reached out to seek our assistance in addressing the growing need for children to find permanent placement in loving families in our state. In response, we established the Governor’s Task Force on...

Woke Journalism – The Tidal Wave of Change In Our Language

Woke Journalism – The Tidal Wave of Change In Our Language

Words matter. How can we communicate properly with one another if the people who are giving us the news speak with different rules of the English language than most of their audience? In a recent podcast interview, political commentator Michael Knowles speaking on the...

The U.S. House Votes Left. S.C. Delegation Votes Right

The U.S. House Votes Left. S.C. Delegation Votes Right

This past week, the US Congress passed the most pro-abortion legislation in the history of our country. With a party-line vote of 218-211 (1 Democrat voting against the Bill), the significance of the passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act cannot be lost on...

“To identify people by their sexuality is to reduce people to their sexuality. Every individual is so much more. A person’s inherent and undeniable value is rooted in his membership in humanity, not his particularity, sexual or otherwise.”

– Glenn Stanton, from 10 Things Everyone Should Know About a Christian View of Homosexuality

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Big Tech’s Targeting You & Your Family

Big Tech’s Targeting You & Your Family

Social media Big Tech giants like TikTok, Instagram and Facebook are under some tough scrutiny and for good reason. In the last few weeks, investigative teams at The Wall Street Journal have published several major stories on Big Tech’s targeting strategies and their...

Always Remember > Never Forget

Always Remember > Never Forget

For 19 years – ever since that dreadful Tuesday morning when terrorists attacked America on our own soil – we’ve marked each anniversary with the words Never Forget. That phrase takes you back to exactly where you were on September 11, 2001. You can remember the...

The Texas Abortion Law – And What It Means For South Carolina

The Texas Abortion Law – And What It Means For South Carolina

This past Wednesday, the Texas “Heartbeat Law” went into effect as the law of the land in the Lone Star State. Many here in South Carolina, are wondering what that means for our very own Fetal Heartbeat Bill signed into law by Governor Henry McMaster back in February....

Adoption & Foster Care – The Crisis and How the Church Responds

Adoption & Foster Care – The Crisis and How the Church Responds

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” – James 1:27 When James, the brother of Jesus, wrote these words, it was a call for believers...

The Four Pillars of Society

The Four Pillars of Society

Palmetto Family Council board member, Pastor Bill Monroe of Florence Baptist Temple, recently preached a sermon outlining the Four Pillars of Society — God, Family, Government and the Church — and how they are built from a biblical worldview. Watch this sermon and...

The NON-WOKE Olympic Moments

The NON-WOKE Olympic Moments

Beyond the amazing, sheer athleticism of some of our world’s top competitors in this year’s Olympic Games has been the awe-inspiring credit that so many Christian athletes have ceded to God when the spotlight has been on them. Whether it’s America’s Tamyrah...

Is Woke DC Now Cancelling Rosie the Riveter?

Is Woke DC Now Cancelling Rosie the Riveter?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) continues to make its way through the Senate, Family Policy Alliance and the alliance of state-based family policy councils raise the alarm that now Woke D.C. is trying to cancel Rosie the Riveter....

The Push to the Cultural Edge

The Push to the Cultural Edge

Every few years, our family has the inevitable “Spring Cleaning” that turns up some of the oddest bits of history. Last night, as I emptied a filing cabinet chocked full of financial statements and decades-old tax forms, I found the August 2001 edition of Focus on the...

Ensuring the Integrity of Our Republic

Ensuring the Integrity of Our Republic

The premise of the American Republic is built on the promise of free and fair elections. Every time Americans go to the polls, we need the assurance that every vote cast is both legal and counted. Far too many Americans have lost confidence in the election process....

In Honor of Stovall Witte

In Honor of Stovall Witte

It was with great sorrow and sense of loss that we learned on Monday morning , October 5th, that our friend, partner in ministry, and fellow Board member Stovall Witte finished his race on earth and entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior. For over ten years...

The Trans Lobby Is Now Marketing to Your Kids

The Trans Lobby Is Now Marketing to Your Kids

There should be a clear line between adults living according to their beliefs about sexuality and gender, and imposing those beliefs on young children and suggesting that irreversible medical treatments are the answer.