Help needed to distribute parental notification petitions

February critically important for initiative to be on the ballot

The following comes from a February 9 email from Wynette Sills of Californians for Life: 40 Days for Life starts tomorrow, Wednesday, in 37 cities throughout CA and 273 cities around the world, united in Praying for an End to Abortion. Right now, we all need to do everything we can to collect signatures for Parental Notification!  We need every church, every citizen in … [Read more...]

Stop making noise and do something

In all states that have parental notification laws, teen pregnancy and abortion rates have dropped; here's your chance to help

The following comes from a January 22 Bakersfield Californian op-ed by Marylee Shrider. Shrider is executive director of Right to Life of Kern County: In California, including here in Kern County, a teen girl may walk into the school office, inform officials she needs to be excused for an “undisclosed medical reason” and leave campus, no questions asked, no parent … [Read more...]

Bishop Soto urges support for parental notification

‘Go forth from our parishes into our communities and neighborhoods’

The following comes from Bishop Soto's physician assisted suicide statement and the Diocese of Sacramento website: In a January 8 letter to the faithful of the Diocese of Sacramento, Bishop Jaime Soto, who is also president of the California Catholic Conference, thanked his co-workers in Christ for their recent efforts to overturn the physician-assisted suicide law … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood files RICO suit against group that exposed its baby parts traffic

“Racketeer” David Daleiden to appear at Walk for Life next Sat., Jan. 23

The following comes partly from a Jan. 14 story on LifeSiteNews. Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit against the organization that exposed their practice of receiving financial remuneration for collecting the body parts and tissues of aborted babies. Planned Parenthood sued the Center for Medical Progress today, accusing the group of violating numerous state and … [Read more...]

Join the California pro-life hero list

Talk is talk, but signatures will save lives

The following is a list of California churches that have turned in signatures as of December 19 for the Parental Notification initiative now circulating. This initiative will require a doctor to notify at least one parent of an under-18-year-old girl before performing an abortion on her. 598,407 valid signatures must be collected by early March to put this on the … [Read more...]

Parental Notification will save thousands of Californians’ lives

And why this year is different

The following comes from a November 12 Californians for Life email: Here in California, each year 20,000 young girls under the age of 18 undergo an abortion. Our young daughters cannot be given an aspirin at school or go on a field trip to the park without our consent, but she can get an abortion without us even knowing about it.  Our state government provides state taxpayer … [Read more...]

Fiorina and Gonzalez to make 10 million calls to California

Presidential candidate and LA Dodger first baseman asking for parental notification signatures

The following comes from a Sept. 29 release from Religion News Service. Starting last Saturday, September 26, the voices of presidential candidate Carly Fiorina and LA Dodger Adrian Gonzalez may have been coming to your landline. They are asking you via automated calls to “press 1” to request petitions for the currently circulating parental notification initiative. This … [Read more...]

Signature gathering starts for parental notification in California

Petitions to be mass mailed to homes, available in churches

The following comes from a Sept. 25 press release issued by Religion News Service. One out of every four abortions in the U.S. is performed in California. And unlike most states, abortions are not likely to go down here. In 2014, when most state health payments were cut by 10 percent, the funding for abortions in California was increased 40 percent. In 2014 all … [Read more...]

Teen abortions in Minnesota fall 87% since parental notice law passed

Implications for California?

A July 1, 2014 Cal Catholic story reported that teen abortions in Minnesota had dropped 72% since the enactment of a parental notification law in 1981. Now comes the news that it has dropped even further – to an 87% decrease. The following comes from a June 24 story on Teen abortions in Minnesota have declined dramatically since the state enacted a law … [Read more...]

Not so dead after all

Parental notification bill is passed in House Committee

The following comes from an April 14 Nevada Right to Life article:   Right to Life and involved parents throughout the Silver State celebrated Friday evening when the Assembly Judiciary Committee voted 8-4 to pass with amendment Parental Notification for Underage Girls Seeking an Abortion, AB405. Odds were against this bill with even the Associated Press declaring … [Read more...]