CA Pro-Life Student Vindicated in Free Speech Case Against the Nation's Largest University

A federal lawsuit against the California State University – San Marcos concluded last week after university officials agreed to change student fee policies for its 23 CSU campuses and pay $240,000 in fines for violating the constitutional rights of Students for Life leader Nathan Apodaca. Nathan filed a lawsuit back…

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Parents Clash with State Senator Over Parental Rights & Sex Ed in Contentious Capitol Hearing

“I’m not immoral. I’m not a liar… . It’s not condescending,” Senator Connie Leyva said defending herself before a crowd of offended parents gathered in the Senate Education Committee at California’s state capitol earlier this month. Her audience of over 140 were there to advocate for a sex education transparency…

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Feds Say CA Breaking the Law: Threatens to Pull Funding Over Abortion Coverage Mandate

The Trump administration is clamping down on California for forcing private insurance companies to provide abortion coverage in every medical insurance plan, a violation of federal law. The announcement came this morning from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) right before President…

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Parents to Rally at Capitol for Sex-Ed Transparency Bill

Parental rights and faith-based organizations from around California will be gathering at the state capitol next week to support a bill that prevents elementary schools from hiding comprehensive sex education lessons from parents. Senator Mike Morrell authored the SB 673 after hearing that some schools were disrespecting parental rights by…

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Charity for Trafficked Teens Sues CA After State Refuses License Because of its Abortion and Gender Beliefs

California licensing officials told a San Diego Catholic charity they must abandon their religious beliefs on abortion, sexual behavior, and transgenderism before they can open a home for trafficked teens. After four years of waiting and spending over $600,000 dollars getting the six-bed home (called the Refuge) ready, the Children…

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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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Can Churches Be Forced to Pay for Abortions? US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Case Next Monday

PASADENA – A San Diego area church is seeking relief from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals next Monday, after being told by a state agency and a district court that insurance coverage for its employees must include elective abortions. Skyline Wesleyan Church filed a lawsuit against the California…

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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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