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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New Bill Bans Religious & Pro-Life Organizations from Requiring Employees to be Pro-Life in Practice

Another California legislator has introduced a bill to punish religious organizations for codes of conduct considered discriminatory. Last year, it was Senator Ricardo Lara’s SB 1146, which sought to take away Cal Grants from universities with policies espousing a historically Biblical view of gender and sexuality. This year, the attack targets…

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CA Attorney General Nominee: No First Amendment Rights for Religious Organizations

During questioning at a legislative hearing at the state capitol earlier this week, California’s Attorney General nominee shockingly claimed First Amendment religious liberty protections only apply to individuals not organizations. Nominee Xavier Becerra made the statement in response to questions from Assemblyman James Gallagher, who asked Becerra what he thought…

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#SB1146 Update

Update, 7:03 PM, Thursday, June 30: Our staff members Jonathan Keller and John Gerardi recored a short Facebook Live video explaining today’s hearing. Please watch and share! Update, 3:24 PM, Thursday, June 30: #SB1146 has passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote, 7 in favor, 2 in opposition, 1…

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