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Get Your Free Abortions Down the Street!

choose-life Soon, pro-life pregnancy centers in California will be legally required to post signs in their facilities letting clients know where to go for free abortion counseling. The governor of California recently signed into law the "Reproductive FACT Act," a law that requires any sort of pregnancy care center to post a sign, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, in a prominent place so clients are aware of all the services available to them in the State of California.  The Act reads: This bill would enact the Read more [...] Continue reading →

First Amendment: Use it or Lose It

we the people constitution Free Expression, often referred to as "freedom of speech," is a basic right given by United States Constitution in the First Amendment.  This freedom was fundamental to protests through our history that have changed laws that have ultimately saved lives.  Whether is was the women of the suffragette movement or the African Americans of the Civil Rights movement, the First Amendment gave all who had something to say the right to do so. But more than on picket lines and in protest marches, the Read more [...] Continue reading →

Can You Say Delusional? School District Gives Cs For Doing Nothing

public school The struggles of teenage life in America are real.  Teenagers have to get out of bed in the mornings.  They have to receive calls on their phones (paid for by their parents) that are permanently affixed to their bodies.  They have to drink $5 coffees.  In between those taxing activities, they have to go to school and occasionally do a little homework. Seriously, the average high schooler does feel some pressure about his or her grades--either internal or external.  Some teens truly stress Read more [...] Continue reading →

Medical Marijuana is Protected from the Department of Justice

16984548569_601c6e0caf_z_large The fight over legalizing marijuana has been long.  From the early days, marijuana used for medical treatment has been considered differently than that which is used recreationally.  As early as 1996, California approved marijuana for medical use, and, today there are 16 states total that have legalized the drug for medical use.  And now, nearly 20 years later, Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington have some sort of legalized marijuana for recreational use as well. On Monday, October 19, Read more [...] Continue reading →

No Link Between Climate Change and California Wild Fires

california-wildfires Governor Jerry Brown has been on his environmental soap box lately.  In front of television cameras, Brown is declaring there is a link between increased global warming and the most recent wild fires in California. The Los Angeles Times reported: "The fires are changing.... The way this fire performed, it's not the way it usually has been. Going in lots of directions, moving fast, even without hot winds." "It's a new normal," he said in August. "California is burning." Politics does strange Read more [...] Continue reading →

Homeless Enjoy Wedding Feast

Assorted appetizers The scripture passage in Luke 14:15-24 is the first thing I thought of when I read this story about the family of a bride whose wedding was cancelled.  Instead of wasting the food and the money spent on the venue, the bride's family invited the city's homeless to enjoy the reception.  Here is what Luke 14 says: When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, “Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” Jesus replied: “A certain man was preparing Read more [...] Continue reading →

Common Core Standards Push Political and Social Agendas

common core Common Core standards for education sound good on paper.  After all, the goals of the standards are lofty and noble.  Consider what the Common Core website says to explain the purpose of the initiative: State school chiefs and governors recognized the value of consistent, real-world learning goals and launched this effort to ensure all students, regardless of where they live, are graduating high school prepared for college, career, and life. In the 6 years since the program launched, controversy Read more [...] Continue reading →

Homelessness Emergency: L.A. about to Spend $100 Million to Attract More Homeless

homeless shopping cart The city government’s response to what they describe as a homelessness emergency will only make their problems worse. With the state of the economy being what it is, I often think about strategies I should use if I were to become homeless. One important item on that mental checklist is to move to the Southern part of this country so I don’t have to deal with cold weather. So it doesn’t surprise me at all that L.A. gets a lot of homeless people. According to this news analysis of rapidly Read more [...] Continue reading →

Government Health Care: California Warms Up to Killing the Sick

euthanasia Who's really the sick one, a patient with a terminal illness, or the legislator who legalizes killing him? A lot of people probably rationalize doctor-assisted suicide by telling themselves it will only happen in cases involving patients who are about to die anyway. It would be a mercy to help them avoid the pain they are experiencing. That's what the California Legislature is telling people after the Assembly on Wednesday passed an assisted-suicide bill. The Senate passed something similar Read more [...] Continue reading →

California Cuts Off 114 Water Rights Holders

drought The small, master-planned community of Mountain House, California, is within days of running out of drinking water after the state cut off its sole water source. Mountain House general manager Ed Pattison said, "We’re out there looking for water supplies as we speak. We have storage tanks, but those are basically just to ensure the correct pressurization of the distribution system. No more than 2 days are in those storage tanks." The state cut off 114 senior water rights holders on Friday, Read more [...] Continue reading →

Two Women Assault Cop; Warrant Issued for Their Arrest

cop being assaulted Watch the video showing these two women assault cop and ask yourself what is wrong with the San Jose Police Department. This assault took place, allegedly, September. You would think that an assault on a police officer would involve immediate action, but that didn’t happen. The San Jose PD issued a warrant for the two dangerous assailants after this video surfaced. [Note: I think I have the video fixed now. If you don't see it below you can also go here to view it.] So, first let Read more [...] Continue reading →

Ignore God’s Law and Get Headaches about What Counts as “Consent”

 Behold the insanity wrought when men ignore God's Law! From “California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law.” College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no. Now, as universities around the country that are facing pressure over the handling of rape allegations adopt policies to define consensual sex, California is poised to take it a step further. Lawmakers are considering what would be the first-in-the-nation measure Read more [...] Continue reading →