Legislature back in session

California bishops say they expect "deepening engagement with federal issues" as Trump Administration takes office

California lawmakers returned to the State Capitol this week to begin the next two-year legislative cycle. This year’s class of elected officials includes more than 20 new members who have not previously served as a state lawmaker. While there are now more Latino and Asian members than in the past, there are four fewer female lawmakers. Democrats now hold … [Read more...]

California hires Eric Holder to fight Trump

Obama's former attorney general will battle in courts over "clear and present danger to the economic prosperity of California" allegedly posed by president-elect's policies

LOS ANGELES — Girding for four years of potential battles with President-elect Donald J. Trump, Democratic leaders of the California Legislature announced Wednesday that they had hired Eric H. Holder Jr., who was attorney general under President Obama, to represent them in any legal fights against the new Republican White House. The decision by the Legislature to retain Mr. … [Read more...]

Why is gay not okay?

The following comes from a May 27 posting on Catholic World Report. “Compassion does not trump truth,” says Robert R. Reilly, “And the truth is becoming harder to tell.” Reilly’s new book, Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything, was published recently by Ignatius Press. It has been praised as “magnificent, a real achievement” (Austin … [Read more...]

Supreme Court steps into homeschooling case

  The following comes from a Nov. 22 Christian Newswire release. The U.S. Supreme Court ordered Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday to respond to the Home School Legal Defense Association's petition on behalf of the Romeike family, a German homeschooling family who fled to the United States to avoid persecution just because they homeschooled their … [Read more...]

“Harassing lawsuits by the Obama administration”

Judge rejects attorney general’s request for injunction against Denver area pro-lifer DENVER, Jan. 27, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Jan. 26, Thomas More Society attorneys defeated a request by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for a preliminary injunction against longtime Denver area pro-life activist Ken Scott. After a full-day hearing, U.S. District Judge Philip A. … [Read more...]