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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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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Nine Assembly Republicans Vote for LGBT Pride Month, Contradicting Party Platform

Earlier this week, the California Assembly overwhelmingly voted to require the Governor to annually declare June as  “LGBT Pride Month.” In a surprise to millions of California conservatives, all the Democrat legislators were joined by nine Assembly Republicans, who sadly chose to contradict their party platform’s support for traditional families…

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Trump and the State of [Religious Freedom in] the Union

On Wednesday, May 4, Trump signed an Executive Order at the White House in a Rose Garden Ceremony. That action received both high praise and fierce criticism’s from staunch, respected, national conservative leaders. The Executive Order included directives to the appropriate departments to roll back the the federal government’s contraceptive mandates…

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