ACLU & CA Dep. of Education Mislead Parents on Opt-Out Rights for Gender & Sexual Orientation Lessons

Despite what the California Department of Education (CDE) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have been telling school districts, parents do have the right to opt their children out of sex education and health lessons on gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) explained…

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Attorney General’s Religious Liberty Defense Contrasts Calls to Punish Christians Over Beliefs on Marriage

The 2020 US presidential campaign has taken a dark turn. It happened several weeks ago at an LGBTQ town hall for Democratic presidential candidates when former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke enthusiastically supported stripping the tax-exempt status from colleges, churches, and charities that don’t support same-sex marriage. Christians have been lambasted…

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Governor Newsom Signs a Bill to Force State Universities into the Abortion Business

This afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 24, a dangerous and untested bill to force California’s 32 public colleges universities into the abortion business. Former Governor Jerry Brown refused to sign similar legislation just last year, and even Newsom’s own Department of Finance publicly opposed requiring university health centers to…

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Are Religious Californians Really Harming the Mental Health of People Who Identify as LGBTQ?

By Dr. Laura Haynes Politicians are saying Californians of many religions are causing people who identify as LGBTQ to exhibit mental health disparities. The research does not support this claim. California politicians are telling people of many religions that their faith is unacceptable to the state. These legislators are pushing…

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“Biology is Not Bigotry,” 1st Grade Teacher Tells CA Legislators

Testifying before a California legislative committee last month, first-grade teacher Raechel Olson told legislators she would “take a bullet for any child,” but she would not harm children by following the state’s proposed gender identity training. Raechel Olson delivered this message to the Senate Education Committee last month in opposition…

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