Sarah Pulliam Bailey: When the Zoning Board Closes Your Church |

Atheists put bull’s-eye on another cross: Oppose plans to replace burned memorial at Camp Pendleton

CA: Cross Taken From Julian Area Returned

Legal Brief: Appeals court arguments over video of Prop 8 trial | Reuters

CA: “Polyamorous woman Jaiya Ma has baby with lover while living with boyfriend”

Gov. Jerry Brown implores California voters: Please raise taxes on yourself “A victory for tax increases in California could encourage similar moves in other states,” says Jack Pitney, a political scientist at Claremont McKenna College. “If the tax measure goes down to defeat – in a blue state running a huge deficit – the effect would be to chill such proposals in other states for many years to come.”

  • Posted: 12/06/2011
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Latest Happenings in the Prop 8 Case at the 9th Circuit

“Bay Area couple at center of federal gay rights showdown” | San Jose Mercury News

Justices pave way for possible showdown between Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter

San Francisco archdiocese wins legal battle on property tax

FFRF contests Calif. pastor’s political endorsements

San Juan Capistrano Backpedals From Bible Study Shutdown | Pacific Justice Institute

Texas Couple Fined $7,000 for Posting Sign in Yard

America 2011: School officials said murdered crossdressing boy had right to explore sexuality and proposition other boys?

Calif. High Court Ruling Favorable for Traditional Marriage | The New American

San Francisco Sued Over Law Attacking Pregnancy Centers |

Prop. 8 cases joined, moving faster

Prop. 8 case moves to next phase

CA: Controversial Therapy for Pre-Teen Transgender Patient Raises Questions

California: Toxic for Business – 1992-2000 increased jobs by 777,000; 2000-2008 decreased jobs by 262,000

    NCPA Policy Digest: For years, California could rely on its temperate climate and talented workforce to attract and keep businesses even as taxes and regulations increased. No more. In surveys, executives regularly express the view that California has one of the country’s most toxic business environments, and they say it is one of the least likely places they would open or expand a company.

  • Posted: 11/18/2011
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Late-Term Abortion Business in California Shuts Down

Mojave Desert Veterans’ Memorial: Another Cross Appears and Is Removed From Sunrise Rock

Unanimous Cal. Supreme Court: Prop 8 can be defended by ballot proponents

    “In a postelection challenge to a voter-approved initiative measure, the official proponents of the initiative are authorized under California law to appear and assert the state’s interest in the initiative’s validity and to appeal a judgment invalidating the measure when the public officials who ordinarily defend the measure or appeal such a judgment decline to do so.”

  • Posted: 11/17/2011
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Church Turns to Higher Authority in Zoning Battle | WSJ (subscription only)

Ex-porn star’s school appearance prompts review

San Diego mayor urges Congress to overturn Defense of Marriage Act

Sacramento County supervisors slap curbs on sexually oriented businesses

CA: Medical marijuana advocates sue to halt dispensary closings

Not Safe to Display an American Flag in an American High School

Choosing Your Gender | Cal. Family Policy Council

“Calif. assemblywoman announces she is a lesbian”

Obama administration approves massive Medicaid cuts requested by California

Medical pot backers sue feds over Calif. crackdown

California Supreme Court rejects challenges to redistricting

California city lifts prayer ban

CA: Mount Soledad cross won’t go anywhere pending appeal

Brian Raum: Are Portions of the Homosexual Agenda Losing Steam?

“Ninth circuit to take up gay marriage trial tapes”

Decades-long battle over cross nearing finish line

Cal. Gov. Brown rejects atheist proclamation

“S.F. federal court vacancy gives Obama an opening”

Prop. 8 backers lose CA campaign disclosure case

UC reluctant to pay conservative speaker

“Unfair and unnecessary”: San Francisco supervisors approve ordinance targeting pro-life pregnancy counseling centers

San Francisco OKs New Law Attacking Pregnancy Centers

ADF: Mt. Soledad decision may be U.S. Supreme Court’s third memorial cross case to bear

San Francisco targets crisis pregnancy centers

CA: “Fremont members vote to leave Presbyterian Church USA over gay minister”

Calif. Poll Shows Most Americans Believe in Traditional Marriage

9th Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Mt. Soledad Case, Over Dissents

CA: Catholics Oppose New Law Allowing Kids’ Vaccines Without Parental Permission

“Efforts to Stop Gay History Curriculum Fall Short”

LA Times: “Marine recruiters reach out at gay pride event in Pasadena”

“San Diego considers an openly gay GOP mayor”

California Bans Tanning Beds for Teens, Abortions Still OK

Ron Prentice: Proposition 8 in the Courts

Feds target CA pot dispensaries

Equality California won’t seek repeal of Prop. 8 in 2012

C.D. Cal. “Gay judicial nominee sails through confirmation hearing”

CA: San Leandro can be sued for blocking church’s move

California Gov. Jerry Brown Shuts Down Push to Ban Circumcision

CA: “The little boy who started a sex change aged eight because he (and his lesbian parents) knew he always wanted to be a girl”

    Daily Mail: The lesbian parents of an 11-year-old boy who is undergoing the process of becoming a girl last night defended the decision, claiming it was better for a child to have a sex change when young. Thomas Lobel, who now calls himself Tammy, is undergoing controversial hormone blocking treatment in Berkeley, California to stop him going through puberty as a boy.

  • Posted: 10/03/2011
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CA: Court to let woman sue over headscarf removal

“Same-Sex Marriage Protestors Petition for Dropped Charges”

CA: Teacher penalizes students for saying “bless you”

CA court puts Prop. 8 trial videos back on hold

CA: Cross removal in Julian sparked by two complaints

Rebecca Burgoyne: More Parents Defying Vaccination Requirements

Thousands entering Calif. schools without vaccines as parents exercise personal belief exemption

Los Angeles: Two-story cross has West Hills neighbors fuming

California bill would allow minors to get HPV vaccine, STD prevention without parents’ consent

CA: Cross-Dressing Elementary School Employee Puts Parents in Awkward Spot

California official unemployment rate hits 12.1% as employers slash jobs