Archives for May 2016

L.A. city attorney goes after pregnancy counseling centers

Mike Feuer: “We’re not going to wait”

  The following comes from a May 23 story in the LA Times. The Los Angeles city attorney's office announced Monday that it is aggressively enforcing a new state law requiring pregnancy clinics to inform clients of their reproductive rights. City Atty. Mike Feuer said his office is working in coordination with the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and … [Read more...]

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Baby Israel sent from Kaiser out of country

No hospital in U.S. would take him

  The following comes from a May 23 email from Life Legal Defense Foundation. See May 17 story in Cal Catholic about legal fight to keep Kaiser in Sacramento from killing the two-year-old baby. Israel Stinson was transferred out of Kaiser Medical Center this weekend!!! He has been taken to another hospital and is currently receiving care. To protect … [Read more...]

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Mass Resistance pickets Torrance Target

Customers, hot about bathroom policy, join in

  The following comes from a May 24 story on the site of MassResistance. As the “transgender” agenda being forced across the country becomes more totalitarian by the day, we believe that it’s time to be even more publicly vocal. So this past Saturday, California MassResistance was again on the sidewalk in front of the Target store in Torrance, CA. protesting the … [Read more...]

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Baby born alive at abortion clinic

‘We can’t provide care’

The following comes from a May 23 story on LifeSiteNews. Chilling new audio has been released from inside a Phoenix abortion facility indicating that a baby was, in fact, born alive during a botched abortion earlier this year. “The fetus is breathing,” an abortion facility worker tells 911. A local television station has obtained a recording of the emergency call, … [Read more...]

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Transgendered teacher not the only problem at Mercy

Cal Catholic exclusive - Pervasive trend at San Francisco high school

On May 13, 2016, CalCatholic posted an article headlined “San Francisco Catholic school nuns: we’re ok with trans teacher.” The post was a reprint of a celebratory May 12 article in the San Francisco Chronicle headlined “San Francisco Catholic school teacher comes out as transgender-and finds acceptance.” The article was a profile of a woman named Gabriela Stein-Bodenheimer, … [Read more...]

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When your school offers you a free sex change…

UCSF offers sex reassignment surgeries, other colleges cover airfare and hotel rooms to go under the knife elsewhere

California Catholic Daily exclusive -- Seventy-one colleges and universities across the United States cover sex reassignment surgery and hormone treatment under their student health insurance. Thirteen of those universities are in California: the California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC San … [Read more...]

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A new zeal for souls

Help traditional Catholics fight sex trafficking

The following comes from a Rorate Caeli blog post: “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me” (Mark 9: 37). In our day, a well-formed Catholic can see the attack on the family from rampant lust: The objectification of women, artificial contraception, abortion, pornography, and prostitution. The … [Read more...]

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The dilemma facing Latino Evangelicals

They oppose abortion and favor traditional marriage, but most can't accept Trump

The following comes from a May 23 LA Times article by Kate Linthicum: Samuel Rodriguez is the kind of Latino whom Republicans hoped they could count on in 2016. An evangelical Christian pastor who opposes the Democratic Party’s stance on abortion and same-sex marriage, Rodriguez led a prayer onstage at the 2012 GOP national convention. This election cycle, he publicly … [Read more...]

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Free legal clinic established at Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland

Volunteer-staffed clinic is a response to the pope's call to help those on the periphery

The following comes from a May 23 Catholic Voice article by Michele Jurich: One of the lasting aspects of this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy is the establishment of the Pope Francis Legal Clinic at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. The clinic, which will offer mediation, reconciliation and resolution, has been in the planning for more than two years. It will … [Read more...]

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News from the trenches: a busy morning at the abortion clinic

3 turn-arounds at Family Planning Associates on Saturday, prayers still needed

The following comes from a May 21 email from Helpers of Gods Precious Infants San Diego: Early in the morning a Spanish speaking couple drove into the lot.  There were two car seats in the back, but the children were not with them.  One of the counselors approached the man driving after he rolled down the window.  The counselor asked him if he spoke English.  He shook his … [Read more...]

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