Californians for Life endorsements

Comprehensive list of pro-life political candidates in California

John Cox is fervently pro-life. He is polling well and has funds for a successful statewide campaign for Governor.  If there is ONE THING you can do to protect life in our state, it is to elect a pro-life Governor, who can veto all of the terrible attacks on faith, family, and life coming through our extremely pro-abortion state legislature. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: David … [Read more...]

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Trump named keynote speaker at pro-life gala

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List: “President Donald Trump is governing as the most pro-life president in our nation’s history"

This afternoon the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List announced that President Donald J. Trump will speak at the organization’s eleventh annual Campaign for Life Gala. The event will take place Tuesday, May 22 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, will receive SBA List’s 2018 Distinguished Leader … [Read more...]

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PICO changes its name

Social justice organizing network founded in Oakland in 1972 has changed its name to Faith in Action

The PICO National Network, a faith-based organizing network founded in Oakland in 1972, has changed its name to Faith in Action. The name change comes after the hiring of a new executive director, the Rev. Alvin Herring, who succeeded Scott Reed, who will retire on June 1, ending a 40-year tenure with PICO. Faith in Action will unveil a new logo and … [Read more...]

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Are pro-lifers about to take a run at Roe v Wade?

Analysis: US pro-life movement increasingly confident of overturning the 1973 Supreme Court ruling

In March 2016, Donald Trump said “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who procure an abortion. The pro-life movement couldn’t distance itself from his comments fast enough. March for Life released a statement calling Trump, then running for the presidency, “completely out of touch with the pro-life movement”. The statement continued: “Women who choose abortion … [Read more...]

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“A euphemism for destroying human life in the womb”

State Department removes 'reproductive rights' section from human rights report

The U.S. State Department has removed the term “reproductive rights” from its annual human rights report, drawing praise from pro-life leaders who say that the phrase had become a thinly veiled reference to abortion.   “‘Reproductive rights’ has long been a euphemism for destroying human life in the womb,” said Lila Rose, founder and president of the pro-life group Live … [Read more...]

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Catholic Advocacy Day declared “successful”

More than 100 delegates representing nine California dioceses gathered in Sacramento to be the Catholic voice and speak with lawmakers at the Capitol

This past Tuesday, over 100 Catholic Advocacy Day delegates representing nine California dioceses gathered in Sacramento to be the Catholic voice and speak with lawmakers at the Capitol. This year’s participants included deacon candidates and students from Newman Centers. Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento opened the day with prayer, taking time to recognize the service and … [Read more...]

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Too complex a subject to be legislated

If California's LGBT therapy ban had been law 30 years ago, I might have killed myself

While living in California more than 30 years ago, I had access to sound, effective, time-tested psychotherapy. Because of it, I walked away from the transgender life I had lived as Laura Jensen for eight years in San Francisco. Yet if I had been prevented from having access to such people and materials, as Assembly Bill 2943 proposes, the bill would have been a “stay trans … [Read more...]

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Government vs. God

People are less religious when government is bigger, research says

Researchers call it an exchange model of religion: If people can get what they need from the government (be it health care, education or welfare) they’re less likely to turn to a divine power for help, according to the theory. But are people actually more likely to drop religion in places where governments provide more services and stability? In a new paper, psychology … [Read more...]

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Lawmakers take new approach to force LGBT activist acceptance

Pending bill in California that would make all reparative therapy illegal

The battle over religious freedom has reached a fever pitch in California, where lawmakers are taking a new approach to punish traditional beliefs about sex and gender. Assembly Bill (AB) 2943 declares acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) status and behavior to be a matter of science.  From that opening premise, the bill proceeds to subject skeptics … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Dolan says Democrats have abandoned Catholics

In Wall Street Journal op-ed, the cardinal said he believes that Democrats have abandoned many of the tenets that made the party attractive to Catholics generations ago

In an op-ed published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York lamented that the Democratic Party’s shifting principles have effectively shut out and alienated orthodox Catholics. Dolan cited the Democrat’s current opposition to school choice programs and tax credits for education, along with their unwavering support for abortion … [Read more...]

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