16 CHP cops, 2 dog units raid River View school in Redding
Internet rumor launches unrelenting state action

River View has operated as a private school for the past 25 years, (Photo from home page of River View website) Redding, CA — A Christian boarding school in Northern California won a reprieve in court today against the

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2019-11-20T15:31:33-08:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , |5 Comments

San Rafael church won’t be forced to pay “special tax”

In a case that could benefit churches statewide, the Pacific Justice Institute convinced the Marin County Superior Court to declare a voter-approved local property tax unconstitutional as applied to a local church. On October 9, PJI attorney Ray Hacke represented

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2018-10-22T07:58:56-08:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Settlement protects religious freedom in senior community

A court case that tested the application of civil rights protections to Bible studies and a worship service in a senior community has been favorably resolved through a settlement. Pacific Justice Institute represented the leadership of four religious groups that

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Chinese Christians sue San Francisco

Earlier this year, the City of San Francisco renovated Dolores Park. The renovation included an open-air urinal, which in this case simply means a sheet of plastic affixed to a semicircular wire framework above a hole in the ground. The

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Pacific Justice Institute asks federal court to block abortion speech mandate

The following comes from a November 17 email from the Pacific Justice Institute: Sacramento, CA—Attorneys with Pacific Justice Institute are asking a federal court to block implementation of a law that would force pro-life pregnancy clinics to point women toward abortion. Last month,

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Planned Parenthood bullying in Vacaville thwarted

The following comes from a Sept. 1 email from the Pacific Justice Institute. A Northern California judge ruled that a lawsuit by a pro-life pregnancy clinic can move forward. The clinic is represented by Pacific Justice Institute. The suit alleges

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