Rafael Cruz, Father of Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Headlines May 9th FPCWV Celebration


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The Family Policy Council of West Virginia is inviting pastors, church members and all West Virginia patriots to join us on Friday, May 9th in downtown Charleston for the “big-band” themed 2014 Friends of the Family Celebration! Pastor Rafael Cruz will headline the event at the Marriott Pavilion before the MercyMe Christian music concert scheduled later that night at the Clay Center.

This fundraiser will celebrate the 2014 legislative victories impacting faith, family and freedom in the mountain state. The celebration dinner event is free but reservations and tickets are required. More information can be found on our events page here.

Sponsor/Table Host: Click here to SPONSOR/TABLE HOST the 2014 Friends of the Family Celebration

Registration: Click here to register for the 2014 Friends of the Family Celebration

VIEW the 2014 Friends of the Family Video – Rafael Cruz

Capitol Update Day Fifty-Six – Life in Four Days

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There is really good news today, but not great news just yet. Allow us to update you on the status of West Virginia’s House Bill 4588 titled The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. HB4588 would be a new law making abortions after 20 … [Continue reading]

Capitol Update Day Forty-Eight: Clinging to Power


Last week was the busiest week of the 2014 session so far on issues impacting faith, family and freedom...for six years the Policy Council and pro-life West Virginian’s have begged the Democratic leadership to pass a pro-life … [Continue reading]

Capitol Update – Day Thirty-Six – 48 Democrats Kill “Pro-Life” Motion


It was Pro-Life Day at the capitol with a rally organized by West Virginian’s for Life, a conservative ally of the Policy Council. House Bill 2364 titled The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks of … [Continue reading]

2014 Capitol Update – Day Twenty-Nine: End E.H.N.D.A.


For this update we’re going get right to business because yesterday the Charleston Gazette publicized what we here at The Family Policy Council feared might happen this session. Two days ago, the worst type of legislation for the faith community … [Continue reading]

Capitol Update – Day Twenty-Four: Water Water Everywhere but Not A Drop To Drink

“Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink,” is an oft quoted line from English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous work The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The contamination of West Virginia’s water supply has forced itself into national news … [Continue reading]

2014 Capitol Update – Day Ten – Parental Rights

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The first 10 days of West Virginia’s 2014 Legislative session are complete and proposed bills have begun making their way out of the various committees and on to the respective house floors for consideration. There’s a popular philosophy that says … [Continue reading]

Fireworks, Day One at the 2014 West Virginia Legislature

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The first two days of West Virginia’s 81’st Legislative session were already full of contentious fireworks. But the scheduled third day was postponed because of a water emergency that closed the capital building. I like to look for the silver … [Continue reading]

Former Billy Graham Writer to Lead Family Policy Council of West Virginia


The Board of Directors of the Family Policy Council of West Virginia has formally named Allen Whitt as the new President of the state’s leading faith-based public policy organization. Whitt is a former media writer and consultant for Dr. Billy … [Continue reading]

Video: Children React to Homosexual Marriage Proposal’s (And the lesson it teaches)

The video below is priceless in my opinion. It is the reaction of children as they watch gay marriage proposals. The looks on their faces and their comments are worth a thousand words. Some show a very innocent and genuine surprise over what they are … [Continue reading]