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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