CA Legislator Ignores Supreme Court: Claims He Can Compel Private Schools to Promote His Message

Last year, the U.S Supreme Court struck down California’s Reproductive Fact Act as a violation of the First Amendment, because it required pro-life pregnancy centers to provide free-abortion phone numbers to their clients. Compelled speech violates free speech, the court said. But California Assemblyman Jesse Gabriel doesn’t think that decision…

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CA Legislator Claims Mandating the Use of Transgender Pronouns Will Help Recruit New Foster Parents

California Assemblyman Mike Gibson (D-Compton) claims his bill (AB 175) to force foster parents to use transgender pronouns will attract people to become foster parents. Gibson made this dubious argument in the Assembly Human Services Committee two weeks ago after concerns were raised over whether his bill would further exacerbate…

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New State Bill Demands Foster Parents Use Child’s “Pronoun of Preference”

A controversial LGBT affirmation bill (AB-175) that forces caregivers to use a foster child’s “pronoun of preference” heads to its first committee hearing next Tuesday. Its author, Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D-Compton), argues the bill is needed to ensure foster youth have an “inclusive” home environment, while religious liberty experts say…

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School officials disregard parent concerns over teaching elementary kids the sexual orientation of historical figures

Last week, two school districts in the Sacramento area approved new controversial social studies textbooks that will introduce kids to the sexual orientation of historical figures starting in first grade. Parents in the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) and Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District (DCJESD) spent hours testifying…

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Vetoed Bill to Mandate CA Colleges Provide Chemical Abortions is Back: Newsom Promises to Sign

Senator Connie Leyva has reintroduced a bill to mandate California public university health centers offer students chemical abortions as a “basic health service.” Former Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill, SB 320, last year saying the legislation wasn’t necessary. But the state’s new governor has promised his support. “I would…

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