Governor Brown asked to order moratorium on death penalty

Ministers of Justice from 25 countries have joined the Rome-based Community of Sant’Egidio, one of the new lay movements in the Catholic Church, to jointly issue an appeal to California Governor Jerry Brown to impose a moratorium on the death

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2018-11-29T09:30:33-08:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |19 Comments

Critics want Gov. Brown to veto bill requiring abortion drugs at campus health centers

California Gov. Jerry Brown should veto a bill that mandates abortion drugs at state university campus health centers, said pro-life advocates, citing both financial and ethical objections.   “California politicians put the interests of the abortion industry ahead of the

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World needs ‘brain washing’ on climate change, Jerry Brown says at Vatican

Gov. Jerry Brown challenged the world’s religious leaders to further engage as he minimized the negative effects of President Donald Trump on meeting the climate-change challenge. “The Trump factor is very small, very small indeed,” in comparison to the commitments

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2017-11-07T08:22:29-08:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |25 Comments

California reduces penalties for knowingly infecting someone with HIV

Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill — authored by two openly homosexual legislators — that reduces the crime of a person knowingly infecting another person with HIV from a felony to a misdemeanor. The bill, SB

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2017-10-11T11:04:30-08:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Marriage and Family|Tags: , , , |21 Comments

Catholic bishops weigh in on proposed bills

The California Catholic Conference is urging Catholics to let their voices be heard on a number of bills awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature this fall, including one — Assembly Bill 569 — the conference sees as a direct attack on

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2017-09-28T10:15:28-08:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Bishops and church leaders, Politics|Tags: , |1 Comment

3 imprudent bills Jerry Brown should veto

Veteran California pro-family leader Randy Thomasson, president of, has issued the following statement regarding three reckless bills passed by the California Legislature that Governor Jerry Brown should veto: SB 179: "Increasing identity fraud that burdens law enforcement, government agencies, and financial

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2017-09-19T21:33:14-08:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |1 Comment

Jerry Brown opposes ‘abortion litmus test’ for Democrats

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Sunday said intelligence should be the deciding factor for Democratic Party candidates, suggesting that abortion as a litmus test would not be helpful nationwide. “Well, the litmus test should be intelligence, caring about, as Harry Truman or

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2017-08-07T08:45:38-08:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues, Politics|Tags: , |3 Comments

CA bishops like Jerry Brown’s cap and trade

The following comes from a July 21 release from the California Catholic Conference. The Legislature has officially recessed for the summer this week, but not before moving on a key piece of environmental legislation. On Monday, lawmakers gave a bi-partisan

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