Action - Family

ACTION ALERT

A First Step for
Taking Back Marriage:
Literature Distribution
 
 If you are feeling powerless and frustrated by the courts overruling voters’ right to define marriage and the increasing refusal for elected officials to defend or enforce marriage laws, there is action you can take today to start the effort to reverse this trend.


Bring Take Back Marriage Study Groups
To your Parish or Community


ACTION ALERT

Responding to the Outrage in Michigan
Don’t Get Frustrated – Instead Take Action
Promote the Truth about Marriage
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27,2014 -- On Friday, Michigan became another state where marriage has been redefined when a federal district court judge overturned the state’s marriage protection constitutional amendment. Scores of same-sex couples married on Saturday before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay at the request of Bill Schuette, the Michigan Attorney General. On Tuesday, the Appeals Court announced that the stay would remain in effect pending appeal.


ACTION Completed
620,422 signatures
collected

AB 1266 Referendum "Privacy for All Students" in school restrooms locker rooms and shower rooms

Overturn AB 1266,
Redefining Who Can Use The Boys and Girls Restroom
Get Petitions TodayTo Stop This!
SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, 2013 -- How would a grown woman feel if a man walked into the women's bathroom? Uncomfortable? Afraid? While such a thing is unthinkable for adults, that is what is being forced on children in elementary and high schools in California by the legislature and Governor Brown if AB 1226, a new law is allowed to take effect.


ACTION Completed

UPDATE: 10/8/2013
Governor Signed into Law
California Bill Promoting
Creation of Fatherless Children
SACRAMENTO, October 8, 2013 -- California Bill AB460, a bill to facilitate lesbians qualifying for insurance coverage when they seek to create children using artificial reproductive technology (ART), has passed both houses of the legislature and has now been signed into law by the Governor. Proponents were able to cover up a major unintended consequence of the bill that the legislators never had a chance to consider and discuss.


Preparation for Evangelization of Culture
CCG is hearing more and more parents expressing concern that their teenaged or young adult children are supporting the redefinition of marriage. Many are questioning how have my children lost an understanding of the true meaning and purpose of marriage? Where did I go wrong?


Family Eucharistic Conference Catholics For The Common Good Our Lady of Peace
July 27at Our Lady of Peace
Santa Clara, CA
Features Bill May

SANTA CLARA, CA, July 22, 2013--Because the crisis related to marriage is so critical, this Saturday, July 27, the Shrine of Our Lady of Peace in Santa Clara is holding an all-day Family Eucharistic Congress featuring CCG’s President Bill May. May, the author of Getting the Marriage Conversation Right, is an increasingly sought after speaker on marriage, family and culture by dioceses, parishes and Catholic organizations.


Major San Diego Marriage Strategy Event,
Diocesan Pastoral Center, Wed. 7/17
Reservations Only/ Space is Limited
SAN DIEGO, CA, July 10, 2013--CCG's San Diego Team leaders have joined forces with the Office for Social Ministry of the Diocese of San Diego for an evening with CCG President Bill May on Wednesday, July 17, to discuss the marriage crisis and where we go from here. His talk, entitled “A New Strategy Needed for Marriage,” will focus on recent Supreme Court decisions, the breakdown of marriage, and will illustrate the critical need for a new positive marriage movement. 


ACTION ALERT

Oppose CA AB 460
Extends Infertility Coverage
To Gays and Lesbians
See Needed Action Below
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 29, 2013--California Bill AB-460, which will be heard on Tuesday, April 30, would require insurance companies to offer infertility coverage that includes gays, lesbians and the elderly.  


What People Are Saying About
"Getting the Marriage Conversation Right"
(En español)
Learn how to explain marriage to children and friends in ways everyone can understand. Presented in non-religious language based on authentic Catholic social doctrine and the teaching of Blessed John Paul II.


ACTION Completed

Unprecedented Attack on Parental Rights
 Another Assault on Religious Liberty
Call Assembly Members TODAY
Ask Them to Vote “NO” on SB 1172
SAN FRANCISCO, August 13, 2012 -- How far are we willing to see parental rights erode in California? That is a critical question in light of the recent success of SB 1172, the contentious bill banning licensed therapists from providing therapy for children with same-sex attraction or gender confusion that does not affirm the behavior. This bill robs parents of their rights and obligations to seek the good for their children and act in their best interest.


California Legislature's Attack on
Parents' and Children's Rights
WASHINGTON, DC, August 2, 2012 -- “As of today, it is legal in California to give hormone blockers to an 11 year-old boy in order to delay the onset of puberty, but it could soon be illegal for a 17 year-old with unwanted same-sex attractions to receive professional counseling, even with parental consent.” Now, California Senator Ted Lieu, has removed any doubt as to why he introduced Senate Bill 1172: “The attack on parental rights is exactly the whole point of the bill because we don’t want to let parents harm their children.”


ACTION COMPLETED
Bill passed

CA "Trojan Horse" Marriage Bill
Moves to Senate Floor
Ask Your State Senator to Vote “No”
SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2012 -- When I testified at the recent Judiciary Committee hearing, you should have heard Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) describe how much he cares about churches. He detailed how he and Equality California want to make sure churches are protected should marriage be redefined in California.


ACTION Completed
Victory!

Opponents' Lies Could Lead to
Marriage Protection Upset in North Carolina

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2012 -- Opponents to traditional marriage in North Carolina, in a desperate effort to defeat a critical marriage protection amendment, are releasing deceptive ads aimed at confusing voters—and, distressingly, they seem to be working. The Vote for Marriage NC campaign is urgently asking for your help. They need thousands of volunteers to call North Carolina voters between now and May 8. That is just a week and a half away.




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