By Katie Franklin Adding to a mounting pile of fees for unconstitutional state mandates against pro-life organizations, California has been ordered to pay three pregnancy help centers and a conservative law firm $399,000 following a major loss at the Supreme Court last summer. The order comes four years after California enacted the “Reproductive FACT Act” …Continue reading "California Must Pay Pro-life Pregnancy Centers $399K After Forcing Them to Promote Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion State Sen. Connie Leyva told The Daily Californian that she will reintroduce legislation on the first day of the state Senate’s session, mandating that all public universities in California carry abortion pills in student health centers. There are 34 public campuses in the University of California and California State University systems. …Continue reading "Pro-abortion State Senator reintroducing bill to mandate abortion pills at all public universities in California"
By Liberty Counsel Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared today. LOS ANGELES, CA – A federal district court in California has issued a permanent injunction which now prohibits the state from enforcing the California Reproductive FACT Act, a law which compelled pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion. The court has also …Continue reading "California Crisis Pregnancy Centers Wins Permanent Injunction Against coercive state law"
Would create the nation’s greatest expansion of the abortion industry By California Pro-Life Council In a revealing move to the left of even Jerry Brown, Democrat gubernatorial-candidate Gavin Newsom yesterday announced his avid support for a measure to use all 10 of the University of California and all 23 California State University campuses as chemical-abortion …Continue reading "Democrat gubernatorial candidate Newsom doubles-down on Abortion"
By Katie Franklin Just a few months after the Supreme Court struck down an onerous California law requiring pregnancy help centers to advertise abortions, the abortion lobby in California took another hit on Sunday when Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have required taxpayer-funded universities to administer chemical abortions to students. In a …Continue reading "Abortion Pill Mandate Vetoed By California Governor Jerry Brown"
By Dave Andrusko Proving once again, never say never, on Sunday outgoing pro-abortion Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill mandating that all public universities in California carry abortion pills in student health centers beginning in 2022. His reasons had nothing to do with the ethics of abortion but rather that there was no need, …Continue reading "Gov. Brown surprisingly vetoes bill mandating abortion pills at all public California university student health centers"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. The Daily Californian, an independent student run newspaper …Continue reading "California assembly committee passes measure requiring public college student medical services to provide chemical abortions"
By Wesley J. Smith Not content with legalizing assisted suicide for the terminally ill if they independently decide they want hastened death, the California Legislature has voted to allow people to encourage and persuade the dying to take prescribed poison pills. AB 282 states: Section 401 of the Penal Code is amended to read: (a) …Continue reading "California Okays Encouraging Assisted Suicide"
By Dave Andrusko Periodically a story will update the proposal that would require the on-campus health centers of public universities in California to offer abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. If enacted into law, California would have the dubious distinction of being the first state to create such a mandate. A story that appeared this week, …Continue reading "College co-ed complains she had to go six miles to abort, insists college health centers should provide chemical abortifacients"
California Assembly Bill 282 : “Push Mama from the Train.” Who Benefits? It is not enough to have legalized assisted suicide, now the legislature wants to see it freely promoted. Assembly Bill 282 obscures existing law and diminishes the legal consequences for deliberately aiding, advising, or encouraging another to commit suicide. Contrary to existing statute, …Continue reading "URGENT ACTION ALERT: AB 282 – being jammed to Senate Floor!"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday, in the latest in what promises to be a protracted legal battle, the 4th District Court of Appeals suspended a decision by a lower court judge that had invalidated California’s “End of Life Option Law” and reinstated the highly controversial law immediately. For now…. Opponents were given until July 2 …Continue reading "State Appeals Court allows Ca. assisted suicide law to go back into effect for now"
By Dave Andrusko As we end the week, here is a quick update of the status of California’s improperly passed assisted suicide law. On May 15 Riverside Superior Court Judge, Daniel A. Ottolia invalidated the End of Life Option Act, explaining that in 2015 the legislature violated the state constitution by passing the law during a …Continue reading "Judge rejects request for stay of judgment that invalidated California’s assisted suicide law"