Discrimination

UC Davis Rescinds Anti-Christian Policy
DAVIS, CA,  February 17, 2011— The University of California at Davis agreed Wednesday to either revise or eliminate its problematic definition of religious discrimination that characterized Christians as oppressors of non-Christians. The definition was the subject of a letter sent to UC-Davis by an Alliance Defense Fund allied attorney on behalf of more than 25 concerned students that same day.


University Policy: Stop Christian Oppression
Its Beliefs Amount to Religious Discrimination
DAVIS, CA, February 16, 2011 -- The Alliance Defense Fund has challenged the University of California at Davis' policy that defines religious discrimination as Christians oppressing non-Christians. The action was taken in a letter written on behalf of more than 25 students who object to a policy. Intolerance toward Christians is increasing in education, even at the elementary school level, particularly on issues related to marriage, family, and human sexuality.


Prop. 8 Judge: Pope Hurt Homosexuals
SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 9, 2010 -- In the 136-page ruling overturning California's ban on "gay marriage," Judge Vaughn Walker cites a document signed by then-Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, to show that "religious beliefs that gay and lesbian relationships are sinful" can "harm gays and lesbians."


Parental Partnership in the Mission of Catholic Schools
Is it Just to Turn Children of Same-Sex Couples Away?

FALL RIVER, MA, May 28, 2010 The mission of Catholic schools emanates from the mission of the Catholic Church, commissioned by Jesus to “teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit and instructing them to observe all that I have commanded you” (Mt 28:19-20). The fundamental purpose of Catholic schools is not to make “graduates” who go on to future educational and employment success, but to make “disciples.”


California Governor Signs SB 777
Anti-Family Viewpoint Discrimination Now Law

CCG press release: California Governor Signs SB 777

SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 13, 2007 -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 777 into law late on Friday evening.
"I am honestly shocked that Governor Schwarzenegger signed SB 777, an anti-family viewpoint discrimination bill" said William B. May, Chairman of Catholics for the Common Good. "He vetoed a similar bill last year before the election."




Copyright © 2004–2012 Catholics for the Common Good®
Permission granted for use of content with attribution to  
ccgaction.org.