(Orlando, FL) Today, Governor Ron Desantis announced the appointment of Judge Renatha Francis and South Florida attorney John Couriel to the Florida Supreme Court. These two appointments replace former Justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck, who were both promoted to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta by President Trump last year. Judge Renatha Francis currently sits as a trial court judge on the 15th […]
About Florida Family Policy Council
The Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) is one of 38 other state based policy council around the country which are associated with Focus on the Family. Many of these organizations are the leading pro-life, pro-family organizations in their respective states.
The FFPC is a 501c3 non-profit corporation under the IRS tax code. We have an independent board of directors and are responsible for raising our own financial support.
“For Life, Marriage, Family and Liberty…”
Our Mission Statement:
“Our mission is to strengthen Florida’s families through public policy education, issue research, and grassroots advocacy.”
In 2004, the organization both registered as a state not-for-profit corporation in Florida and obtained its federal 501c3 status with the IRS. In 2005, the organization began its official public launch and was formally associated with Focus on the Family out of Colorado Springs, Colorado. John Stemberger was the groups founding President and remains the organizations CEO and General Counsel to this day. For a more in depth and detailed history of the organization please visit: https://flfamily.org/.
Entries by Florida Family Policy Council
Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood director turned pro-life advocate, shared her story at Florida Family Policy Council’s Annual Policy Awards Dinner in Orlando, May 11, 2019.
(Miami, FL) Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Robert Luck to the Florida Supreme Court. Judge Luck currently sits on the Third District Court of Appeals (DCA) in Miami. The Third DCA is the appeals court between the trial court and the state supreme court in South Florida. Judge Luck is being picked for […]
(Orlando, FL) The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) released itshealth and safety guidelines for the World Jamboree to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia July 22 through August 2, 2019. The guidelines require that host organizations, who in this case include the former Boy Scouts of America (now Scouts BSA), “… […]
(ORLANDO, FL) In response to the move by the Boy Scouts of America to fully include girls in their programming, Florida Family Policy Council President John Stemberger issued the following statement: “I am saddened to learn today that the Boy Scouts of America has decided to fully integrate girls into its program and allow them to receive […]
I am sitting here stunned. Late last week, Congress voted on an amendment by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which would have barred the use of taxpayer dollars for gender reassignment surgeries and hormone therapy for transgender members of the military. Unfortunately, with the defection of 24 Republicans in the US […]
John Stemberger, founder of On My Honor, Chairman of the Board of Trail Life USA, and President of the Florida Family Policy Council released the following statement in light of the Boy Scouts of America’s announcement that they would be allowing transgender boys (biological girls who want to become boys) to enroll in scouting programs: […]
Dear Representative Richardson: Since your election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012 until now, I have always known your reputation as a legislator to be one of nothing but respect for the dignity of the institution, for the legislative process and for your fellow colleagues. Even those who firmly disagree with you on […]