Christian Legal Organizations Speak Out Against Newsom’s Ban on Church Singing

Several California based Christian legal organizations say Governor Newsom’s new ban on church singing isn’t enforceable. The new “guideline” document released July 1, says social distancing isn’t going to protect congregants from COVID-19 in church services if they still sing or chant.  “Places of worship must therefore, discontinue singing and…

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BREAKING NEWS: President Trump Deems Churches “Essential;” Calls on Governors to Reopen Houses of Worship

At a White House press conference this morning, President Donald Trump officially designated churches as “essential places that provide essential services.” Trump’s remarks today came just days after the U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom rebuking him for his discriminatory policies toward the state’s…

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Lodi, CA Church Files Lawsuit After County Police Force the Pastor to Cease Conducting Easter Services

On Palm Sunday, the Cross Culture Christian Center in Lodi was shut down by police for allegedly disobeying the state of California’s coronavirus health restrictions. Now, the Cross Culture Christian Center in Lodi – along with Pastor Jonathan Duncan – have filed a lawsuit this month, claiming that Governor Gavin…

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An Easter Like No Other…Or Is It?

This Easter is unlike any other in recent history. In an effort to follow government guidelines for “social distancing” related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many churches are voluntarily shutting their doors for the first time in the history of our country.⁣ But you and I know 2020 is not the…

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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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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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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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