Supreme Court vacates undocumented minor abortion ruling

On Monday the Supreme Court vacated an appellate court's decision from October which permitted an undocumented minor held in federal custody to an obtain an abortion. This move by the court means there will no longer be a precedent should

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ACLU tries to drag Catholic Charities into illegal immigrant abortions

If the American Civil Liberties Union has its way, Catholic Charities and other faith-based organizations providing care for illegal alien minors will be forced to proclaim to the girls in their care during the shelter’s orientation that they have a

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2018-04-30T19:39:32-08:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , |4 Comments

Well heeled foundation spends millions to thwart religious freedom, push LGBT agenda

One wealthy activist is continuing to fund coordinated efforts to limit religious freedom and to foster dissent on abortion and LGBT issues within American Christianity and other religious groups.   The New York-based Arcus Foundation was founded by billionaire heir

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Senate Republicans drop religious freedom amendment

The following comes from a December 5 Catholic News Agency article by Matt Hadro: Senate Republicans agreed to remove a religious liberty amendment from a defense bill earlier this week, after a fierce campaign was waged against it by secular

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2016-12-07T09:11:23-08:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , , , |7 Comments

ACLU sues over charities that care for immigrant minors but won’t offer abortions

The following comes from a November 30 Courthouse News article by Helen Christophi: SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union accusing the federal government of violating the U.S. Constitution by funding religious

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2016-12-01T10:14:50-08:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , |4 Comments

Mercy San Juan Hospital stands by Catholic doctrine, sort of

The following comes from an Aug. 30 story in the Sacramento Bee. Tuesday was supposed to be a big day for Evan Michael Minton. The Fair Oaks resident packed his bags for the hospital, said a prayer and counted down

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2016-08-31T09:09:45-08:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |19 Comments

Federal judge rules against Christian cross on LA county seal

The following comes from an April 7 Buzzfeed article by Claudia Koerner: Los Angeles County violated the California constitution when it added a Christian cross to the official seal in 2014, a federal judge has ruled, dismissing arguments that the change was

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2016-04-10T12:43:50-08:00April 10th, 2016|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Under pressure from ACLU, Clovis Unified School Board approves gender-neutral dress code

The following comes from an April 6 Fresno Bee article by Mackenzie Mays: After months of debate, the Clovis Unified school board on Wednesday reluctantly approved a dress code that is gender-neutral. The new policy removes decades-old restrictions that prevented boys

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2016-04-08T16:26:01-08:00April 8th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |15 Comments