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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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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Fairness for Some: How Compromise Harms Christianity and Religious Freedom

By Dean R. Broyles, Esq., president of the National Center for Law and Policy I used to think that the greatest threat to religious liberty was radical sexual liberty, largely an external threat. But as I have observed the response of the church—largely of cultural compromise, capitulation and assimilation—I have come to the sad conclusion that the real problem…

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