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AB 154 & 980 signed

Governor Signs AB 154 & AB 980
Compromises Women's Health

SACRAMENTO, October 9, 2013 – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed both AB 154 and AB 980 into law. Both bills support Planned Parenhoods business plan at the expense of women's health. California voters opposed AB 154 (Atkins) by greater than 2-1 margin.


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.


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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.


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Governor Vetoes
Unjust Attack on Church
CA SB 131
SACRAMENTO, October 13, 2013 --California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed  SB 131, an unjust bill that would have reopened the statute of limitations for filing sexual abuse law suits for just the Catholic Church and other private employers. Public schools and other government programs are exempt. Despite bi-partisan opposition, the trial lawyers who were driving this bill with a great deal of political manipulation, were just barely able to get it out of the legislature and to the Governor's desk. California bishops have thanked the Governor for his veto. We are also grateful for the thousands of people who contacted the Governor to request the veto.


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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.


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. 


Catholic Witness to a Nation Divided

"Catholic Witness In A Nation Divided"
A National Conference About the Future

LANSING, MI, January 2, 2013--Catholics and many others around the country have lost a bit of faith, hope, and joy after this year's election. To chart a new course for Catholics, Ave Maria Radio will sponsor a day long conference Saturday, January 12 in Michigan called "Catholic Witness In A Nation Divided."


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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.


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Trick Used to Revive
CA Abortion by Non-Doctors Bill

SB 1338 Reconsideration Hearing
Monday, May 7

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2012 -- Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego), backed by the power of state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is attempting a sneaky amendment to revive SB 1338, a bill to permit non-doctors to perform first trimester vacuum aspiration surgical abortions. The passage of the bill was blocked in the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee on a 4-4 vote last week that stunned the abortion lobby. Two Democrats voted against it.


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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.


Bishops Launch
Religious Liberty Campaign

Prayer, Fasting and Public Action
Government Abuses Listed
- The U.S. bishops have issued a statement alerting American Catholics that they are obligated to disobey unjust laws that infringe upon their fundamental liberties by forcing them to violate the core of their beliefs.


ACTION ALERT

9th Circuit Prop 8 Decision
Coming Tuesday AM
SAN FRANCISCO, February 6, 2012 -- We could be surprised, but given the reputation of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, it is likely they will uphold Judge Walker's radical decision to overturn Prop 8 when they announce their decision on Tuesday morning at 10 AM.




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