Think California politics is on the far-left fringe? Just wait for next elections

In the self-labeled “state of resistance,” the political debate is being pushed further left without any sign of a Republican renaissance to serve as a check on spending and social policy

For those who think California politics is on the far-left fringe of the national spectrum, stand by. The next election season, already well underway here, will showcase a younger generation of Democrats that is more liberal and personally invested in standing up to President Trump’s Washington than those leaving office. Here in the self-labeled “state of resistance,” the … [Read more...]

Study: Clergy’s denomination correlates strongly with political affiliation

Your rabbi? Probably a Democrat. Your Baptist pastor? Probably a Republican. Your priest? Who Knows.

America’s pastors – the men and women a majority of Americans look to for help in finding meaning and purpose in their lives – are even more politically divided than the rest of us, according to a new data set representing the largest compilation of American religious leaders ever assembled. Like their congregants, religious leaders have sharply divided themselves along … [Read more...]

Political puppets

California Democrats refuse to audit Planned Parenthood in wake of baby parts scandal

The following comes from an August 28 LifeSiteNews article by Drew Belsky: Sacramento - Unlike over a dozen other states, California is resisting calls to investigate Planned Parenthood. On Monday, Democrats in the Golden State's Joint Legislative Audit Committee rejected a request, made by Republican assemblywoman Melissa Melendez and twelve other lawmakers, to audit the … [Read more...]

California counts on Obama administration not enforcing law

Churches forced to pay for abortions in blatant violation of Weldon Amendment

The following comes from a May 4 Red State article by Casey Mattox: Last week in Sacramento, California, legislators and abortion advocates finally explained how they square the state’s new abortion insurance mandate with a federal law prohibiting it. They believe they can count on the Obama administration not to enforce the law. On Aug. 22, 2014, the California … [Read more...]

Democratic Party is facing a Catholic apocalypse

Big problems ahead for liberals

The following comes from a March 15 Salon article by Patricia Miller:   It’s one of the central contradictions of American politics: that there’s no such thing as the “Catholic vote,” yet the Catholics vote still matters.   There’s no “Catholic vote” in terms of Catholics representing an electoral bloc that votes according to what their bishops tell … [Read more...]

Couple gets pre-marked voter registration card

The following comes from a Mar. 29 story on Channel 10 News, San Diego. A local couple called 10News concerned after they received an envelope from the state's Obamacare website, Covered California. Inside was a letter discussing voter registration and a registration card pre-marked with an "x" in the box next to Democratic Party. The couple – who did not want their … [Read more...]

Why is Henry Waxman retiring?

  The following was submitted by a Cal Catholic reader last week. Henry Waxman, 74, the undisputed political leader for the abortion industry in California and the U.S., has announced his retirement from Congress. Recently, Waxman in one of his last actions, along with 93 members of Congress filed an amicus brief in Supreme Court to keep contraceptive coverage … [Read more...]