SB 1146: Presentation Waived, Act Now!

This past Tuesday, Senator Ricardo Lara (the author of SB 1146) decided to “waive presentation” of SB 1146 at the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  This means he declined to present testimony and witnesses in favor of it.  The bill moves into the suspense file, and will receive a vote in Appropriations…

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New SB 1146 Petition!

SB 1146 Petition Graphic

Earlier this month, I wrote to you about the disastrous SB 1146. Today, we have a brand new petition you can use to help engage your friends and family! But first, several people have asked us for a concise explanation of why SB 1146 is such a threat. In summary, here…

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SB 1146 Talking Points and FAQ

The following is a set of talking points and an FAQ for our supporters who oppose SB 1146.  We would encourage you to distribute this to friends and family, and to encourage everyone to oppose this terrible bill. Please also share our online petition and new printed petition to help…

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#SB1146 Update

Update, 7:03 PM, Thursday, June 30: Our staff members Jonathan Keller and John Gerardi recored a short Facebook Live video explaining today’s hearing. Please watch and share! Update, 3:24 PM, Thursday, June 30: #SB1146 has passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote, 7 in favor, 2 in opposition, 1…

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Attack on California Religious Colleges: SB 1146

UPDATE: With the passage of SB 1146 last month by the California State Senate, it is imperative we accelerate our opposition efforts: First, be sure to read our latest blog post on SB 1146, with key updates for the religious schools under threat. Second, take action by using California Family Alliance’s Action Alert to contact your California…

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Released Time Education: SB 1457

For 70 years, California students have been allowed to leave campus for an hour each week to attend religious education classes through the Released Time Christian Education program. Sanctioned by the U.S. Supreme Court, the classes are taught by volunteers, usually in specially designed busses or at nearby, non-public facilities. Organizers…

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