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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SB 1146: Presentation Waived, Act Now!

This past Tuesday, Senator Ricardo Lara (the author of SB 1146) decided to “waive presentation” of SB 1146 at the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  This means he declined to present testimony and witnesses in favor of it.  The bill moves into the suspense file, and will receive a vote in Appropriations…

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SB 1146 Update and Lobby Days

Friends, we wanted to give you an update on SB 1146, and the lobbying efforts California Family Council is working on to stop it. We will have lobbying days in Sacramento on Wednesday, August 3; Monday, August 8; and Thursday, August 11.  Please let us know if you can join…

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New SB 1146 Petition!

SB 1146 Petition Graphic

Earlier this month, I wrote to you about the disastrous SB 1146. Today, we have a brand new petition you can use to help engage your friends and family! But first, several people have asked us for a concise explanation of why SB 1146 is such a threat. In summary, here…

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SB 1146 Talking Points and FAQ

The following is a set of talking points and an FAQ for our supporters who oppose SB 1146.  We would encourage you to distribute this to friends and family, and to encourage everyone to oppose this terrible bill. Please also share our online petition and new printed petition to help…

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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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