Issues

Never before has it been more critical for us to speak out for our values. That is why the Faith & Freedom Coalition is committed to educating, equipping, and mobilizing people of faith and like-minded individuals to be effective citizens.

Together, we will influence public policy and enact legislation that strengthens families, promotes time-honored values, protects the dignity of life and marriage, lowers the tax burden on small businesses and families, and requires government to tighten its belt and live within its means.

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Read more…

LIFE

Florida accounts for approximately 8% of abortions in the nation, with many states having more restrictive laws. Florida permits lives to be lost during the first or second trimester, after an ultrasound. For minors, a parent of legal guardian must be notified. Read more…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Sex traffickers are enslaving women and children while illegal immigrants and the most vulnerable in our society are entrapped in indentured servitude. Read more…

THE FAMILY

The Florida Faith & Freedom Coalition believes families are the foundation of civil society. Issues such as taxes, healthcare, and education all significantly impact Florida’s families. Read more…

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Florida Faith and Freedom Coalition strongly supports legislation passed in recent years to protect victims of domestic violence. HB 1355, for example, increased the requirements for reporting known or suspected abuse of a child and established stricter criminal penalties for failure to report. It also authorized new funding for victims of sexual abuse. Read more…

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

Matthew Chapter 25 Verses 36-40, Jesus says, “I was in prison and you came to visit me … I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” These words, probably more so than any others, have helped define how conservatives, and those from the faith community, view the nation’s incarcerated.  Read more…

CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM

Families work hard to scrape funds together for health care, college tuition, and retirement. If they’re fortunate, maybe they can save for a special family vacation and a lifetime of memories. Read more…

IMMIGRATION

The faith community has much to contribute to the discussion on immigration reform. Immigration is not only an economic and national security issue, but also a moral issue. Read more…

ISRAEL

The over 1.8 million members of the Faith & Freedom Coalition support Israel in their natural and God-given right of self-governance and self-defense upon their own lands. Read more…