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2020 VISION:
CONTENDING FOR THE FAITH,
CHALLENGING THE CULTURE

More events are coming soon!
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Sunday, June 21, 2020
FATHER’S DAY


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LEAD Wisconsin Has Gone Virtual!

EMPOWERING YOUTH
TO CHANGE THEIR WORLD
A summer camp for teens
A ministry & program of
Wisconsin Family Council

Who:  Teens,13-19
NEW! VIRTUAL Registration Fee: $100
NEW DATES!
Week 1: June 21-26 | Week 2: July 12-17 | Week 3: July 26-31

Where: VIRTUAL!
CLICK HERE for more information

to the Transgender Issue:
Parent Resource Guide


This resource is fully researched and documented, defines terms,
explains the issue thoroughly and gives parents practical ways
to address the issue with their children and especially in schools.
A free pdf of the publication is available HERE.
Call our WFC office at 888-378-7395 to obtain a print copy for a suggested donation of $5.
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PARTNER WITH US!
It is the mission of Wisconsin Family Action to advance Judeo-Christian principles and values in Wisconsin by strengthening, preserving, and
promoting marriage, family, life and religious liberty. Our vision is a Wisconsin where God is honored, families thrive, human life is cherished
and religious freedom flourishes.

CLICK here to invest in your family, faith, freedom and future!

LEAVING A LEGACY

Because of our desire to serve and help families, our ministry is making resources available that can be useful in creating a wise giving plan.
Click HERE for more information on how you can significantly impact the Kingdom while strengthening and building families.


Wisconsin’s Cultural Indicators 2019

Click HERE to read more
Wisconsin’s Cultural Indicators, 2019 Edition
is now available online HERE or
by contacting our office
at 608-268-5074.
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Get To Know Your Elected Officials

Wisconsin’s 2019-2020
Legislative Directory
Now available for download
Click HEREto find out who your state and federal legislators are, along with their contact information.

Establish a relationship; let them know you are informed, interested, and involved. PRAY for your elected officials!  (I Tim. 2:1-4)

The Struggle is REAL—in Wisconsin and Across the Nation
 

How to talk to children about what’s happening in our society today? That has to be near the top-of-mind for most parents right now. This is a good time for family devotions that include some discussion in age-appropriate ways. It’s a time to answer questions openly and honestly—and from a biblical perspective. Perhaps begin with the Golden Rule—“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Follow that up with the truth of Creation—that God created humans, and every one of us bears His image which means all people are to be treated with dignity and respect.

The horrific death of George Floyd and the destruction of property and harming of innocent people that has followed is hard for all of us to grapple with—and it’s hard to shelter children from the news these days. Our prayer is parents will use this difficult time in our nation’s history to help their children learn, at a minimum, that truly all lives are valuable and worthy of our protection and God is no respecter of persons.

SIDE NOTE: Here are two helpful articles on this issue for parents/pastors/everyone to read: One is by Pastor Jason Wredberg, “Please Lord, Teach Us To Love”, and the other is by Phillip Holmes, “We Need To Be Uncomfortable.” They are brief but well-written. We encourage you to read them both!


Pregnancy Centers Engaging Fathers, Saving Lives  

 

From Pregnancy Help News, “Nearly one in four children in America live without a father, according to the National Fatherhood Initiative. This lack of a dad in the lives of American kids translates into numerous behavioral and societal problems, including a four-fold increase in the risk of poverty.”

Fatherlessness is a very real problem in America, translating into numerous behavioral and societal problems, including a four-fold increase in the risk of poverty. A group of pregnancy centers in Missouri is tackling the absent father issue and seeing success in saving lives and families. Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Centers engaged directly with nearly four hundred seventy men last year. Since these interactions began nearly three years ago, Rachel House has experienced a significant increase in decisions to choose life for an unborn baby.

Read more about this group of pregnancy centers in Missouri that is tackling the absent father issue and seeing strong success in saving lives and families HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN DO:
PRAY for women contemplating ending the life of their unborn child as well as for the men who have fathered these babies and for those who suffer from the emotional fallout from abortion.
SUPPORT a local woman-helping, life-saving pregnancy resource center.
PURCHASE a “Choose Life” Wisconsin license plate to show your commitment as part of Wisconsin’s pro-life community while at the same time provide funding for the Badger State’s Pregnancy Resource Centers. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Wisconsin Family Action is 100% prolife, from conception to natural death. Click HERE to partner with us securely today!


WI Supreme Court To Take Up Voter Registration Case

“The Wisconsin Supreme Court announced Monday it agreed to hear a lawsuit attempting to force the Wisconsin Elections Commission to remove voter registrations of people the state has identified as having moved.

“The lawsuit, Zignego v. Wisconsin Elections Commission, is being pursued by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) on behalf of three Wisconsin voters.”

“Wisconsin, like 28 other states, uses a system known as the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) to identify when a voter conducts an official government transaction using an address different than their voter registration address. 

“After an Election Commission review, a notice is sent out to the “movers” asking them to verify their address, which they must do so within 30 days. The Election Commission sent out notices last October to 234,000 voters, but decided not to act on the removal of non-responders until after the 2020 election.”

>>>>>Learn more about the progression of this issue, CLICK HERE.

Julaine Appling, WFA president, says, “With the State Elections Commission having decided recently to mail all registered voters in the state an absentee ballot application for this fall’s election, this case is especially important. In order for fair elections to take place, we need to do everything we can to reduce fraud. Cleaning up the voter registration rolls is critical. I hope the court moves quickly on this matter.”

Read more about absentee voting and the future of Wisconsin’s elections HERE in last week’s “Wisconsin Family Connection.”

If you haven’t already registered to vote, CLICK HERE.
If you want future ballots sent to you in the mail, CLICK HERE. Voting absentee ensures your voice is heard no matter what happens.


Victory for Female Athletes!
 

From LifeSite News:
“The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has determined that Connecticut’s policy allowing boys who identify as girls to compete in girl’s sports violates the civil rights of female athletes.  

“The OCR’s decision was delivered in a 45-page letter of impending enforcement action following a months-long investigation into the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) and several Connecticut school districts.”

READ MORE HERE

Julaine Appling, WFA president, says, “This is certainly an encouraging decision from the Department of Education. Every school district is either facing this issue already or will be. Wisconsin interscholastic athletics are governed by WIAA, and those policies allow a boy to participate on a girls’ teams if the boy has been taking hormones for a certain amount of time, which adds yet another layer of concern, since these treatments come with a number of side effects for young people.”


IN THE MEDIA

WEEKLY RADIO COMMENTARY. “WISCONSIN FAMILY CONNECTION” –  Airing this week on over 20 stations statewide. Read the transcript of this week’s commentary HERE. Listen to this week’s Wisconsin Family Connection, “Marching & Advocacy Orders HERE. Subscribe to our podcasts HERE! 

ARCHIVED:
Week of May 25, 2020 – 
To Mail or Not To Mail
Week of May 18, 2020 – Constitutional Rights, Emergencies, & Elections
Week of May 11, 2020 – Memorial Day 2020 – Making It Meaningful One Family at a Time
Week of May 4, 2020 – When Two Isn’t Better Than One

“WISCONSIN FAMILY MINUTE” – A daily program for Christian radio stations! Click HERE for our daily program; listen or download! Click HERE to subscribe to your Wisconsin Family Minute podcasts! Find your local station HERE. If the Christian radio station you listen to isn’t carrying “Wisconsin Family Minute,” please encourage them to do so. Contact us at 866-849-2536 or info@wifamilycouncil.org. 

HOME FRONT – VCY AMERICA
WFC President Julaine Appling hosts VCY America’s “Home Front” program every Wednesday afternoon (Sept.-May) at 3:15 p.m. Home Front is currently on a break for the season. We hope you will tune in when we return in September! Click HERE to listen to archived episodes. Click HERE to subscribe to future Home Front podcasts!

VCY AMERICA TV30 “InFocus”

Julaine Appling, WFC president, is a regular guest (one Monday per month) on VCY America’s TV 30 “InFocus” live, call-in program with Jim Schneider which airs on Monday evenings from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (Sept. through May). Livestream InFocus HERE. Click HERE to watch archived episodes until September 2020 when we resume our regular programming schedule. See you in the fall!

STAND UP FOR THE TRUTH – Q90 FM

Julaine Appling is a regular guest on Q90’s “Stand Up for The Truth” program (9-10 a.m., M-F). CLICK HERE to listen to Julaine on last month’s “Stand Up for the Truth” program on Q90fm, hosted by David Fiorazo.

–WFA’s president Julaine Appling is available to speak to your group, church, school, civic organization, and other events. Call 866-849-2536 to schedule.

–Dave Lingle, Wisconsin Family Council’s Director of Church Relations, is available to speak in churches. Call 920-342-1928 for more information.

Wisconsin Family Action is your voice for marriage, family, life and religious liberty in The Badger State.

Partner with us today!