Gov. Brown vetoes bill requiring abortion pill at student health centers

Says measure that would have required all University of California and California State University campuses to offer the pills was unnecessary

“Access to reproductive health services, including abortion, is a long-protected right in California,” Governor Brown said in his veto message. However, he added that because the average distance to abortion providers in campus communities is five to seven miles, as stated in a study sponsored by the SB320 supporters, the bill is “not necessary.” California Senator … [Read more...]

Bill requiring California’s state-funded universities to provide medical abortions returns

Senate Bill 320 stalled last year in the Senate Education Committee, but under legislative rules the measure can be brought up again this year and will be heard in the same committee on January 10

A highly controversial bill that would require California public colleges to provide abortion-inducing medication to students is returning to the Legislature in 2018. SB 320 (Leyva, D-Chino) was introduced last year but stalled in the Senate Education Committee.  As the Legislature operates on a two-year session schedule, SB 320 is eligible to be brought up again this year and … [Read more...]

Adoration, confession, and worship for busy college students

Titan Catholic club at Cal State Fullerton to provide faith-filled opportunities on secular campus

For many college students, making time for God can be tough, especially during Lent. But the Titan Catholic club at Cal State Fullerton hopes to provide faith-filled opportunities among both students and alumni. With Masses, opportunities for Holy Confession, Adoration, Bible studies, discernment groups, and formation series happening weekly on campus, there’s something that … [Read more...]

LMU hires Catholic president

Timothy Snyder has worked at 3 other Jesuit institutions

The following comes from a March 29 LA Times article by Jason Song:   The Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has selected a former administrator from another Jesuit institution to lead the Los Angeles campus, officials announced Friday. Timothy Law Snyder will be the 16th president when he takes over in June. He will replace David W. Burcham, who has … [Read more...]