Tag Archives: California

CALIFORNIA: Church Ejects Gays During Rally To Repeal LGBT Education Bill

(Tipped by JMG reader Brandy)

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Possibly Good News On Prop 8

Via Zack Ford at Think Progress: Goodwin Liu’s nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court may have been derailed by Senate Republicans, but his nomination to California’s Supreme Court is right on track. The Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider Liu’s appointment Wednesday, but the State Bar’s Commission on Judicial Nominations has already given him its highest rating: “exceptionally well-qualified.” It’s ...

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Family Research Council: Anti-Gay Parents Denounce CA Education Bill

This is the second clip by the FRC on this topic today.

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Perkins: California Plans To Indoctrinate Five Year Olds About Homosexuality

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Now Seen In Orange County, CA

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Christian Pastor: California’s LGBT Education Bill Is Against Jesus

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Anti-Gay Group Vows: We’ll Overturn California’s “Nazi” LGBT History Bill

More anti-gay hate groups are piling on the petition drive to place a repeal of California’s LGBT history bill on the June 2012 ballot. Today, it’s the World Congress of Families. “When people have [voted], and Governor Brown knows that he has an issue that would fail when put to a popular vote, of course, they just go around the ...

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CALIFORNIA: Haters To Begin Petition Drive To Overturn Gay History Bill

Anti-gay forces in California have been granted permission to begin gathering the petition signatures to place a repeal of the LGBT history bill on the June 2012 ballot. Via Karen Ocamb: SB 48 is a natural extension of Harvey Milk Day, requiring public schools to stop discriminating against LGBT people by rendering the LGBT minority invisible in public education. The ...

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SAN DIEGO: Hundreds Of Active Duty Military March Openly In Pride Parade

For first time in American history, yesterday hundreds of openly gay servicemembers marched in a gay pride parade as the military town of San Diego cheered. The crowd roared as the group waving military flags and holding placards identifying their military branch walked past the thousands. Every branch of service was represented Saturday, including the Coast Guard. Marines and sailors ...

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Mitchell Gold Vs. Peter Sprigg

Family Research Council spokesdouche Peter Sprigg, who has publicly called for recriminalizing homosexuality and for “exporting” gay Americans to other countries, is given airtime by Fox News in a debate with activist Mitchell Gold about California’s newly approved LGBT history bill.

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Hate Groups React To CA History Bill

Catholics For The Common Good Claims that this bill is needed to reduce bullying against children that are experiencing gender confusion or take on ‘gay’ or ‘lesbian’ identities are absurd. Children must be taught respect for all persons because of their intrinsic value, not because they agree with their behavior or like their characteristics. In fact, reducing people to merely ...

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BREAKING: Victory In California As Gov. Jerry Brown Signs LGBT History Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown today signed openly gay state Sen. Mark Leno’s LGBT education bill. Leno’s legislation requires that California’s history textbooks including notable LGBT figures. “Today we are making history in California by ensuring that our textbooks and instructional materials no longer exclude the contributions of LGBT Americans,” said Senator Leno (D-San Francisco). “Denying LGBT people their rightful place ...

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CNN On McInerney Trial

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South California

Wingnuts are once again working on splitting the state of California. Accusing Sacramento of pillaging local governments to feed its runaway spending and left-wing policies, a Riverside County politician is proposing a solution: He wants 13 mostly inland, conservative counties to break away to form a separate state of “South California.” Supervisor Jeff Stone, a Republican pharmacist from Temecula, called ...

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CA Sen. Mark Leno On LGBT History Bill

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Quote Of The Day – Michael Reagan

“It will prove instructive to see how the state’s lawmakers go about the job of implementing this absurd legislation. Will they, for example, rule that textbooks must describe what the state classifies as acceptable behavior? Or exactly how? Should the state require textbooks used in its schools to provide play-by-play descriptions of the behavior they sanction? Just where does this ...

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LGBT History Bill Passes CA Assembly

The Advocate reports: Sponsored by gay senator Mark Leno, the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful Education Act “ensures that the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are accurately and fairly portrayed in instructional materials by adding LGBT people to the existing list of under-represented cultural and ethnic groups already included in the state’s inclusionary education requirements,” according ...

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Nate Silver: California Voters Would Overturn Proposition 8 In 2012

Elections prognosticator Nate Silver has published another super-complicated voting trends analysis. Even though there’s no plan to place a repeal of Prop 8 on the 2012 California ballot, Silver predicts that voters would overturn the measure if given the chance. Even the relatively cautious Linear Model predicts that 54 percent of Californians would vote against a measure like Proposition 8 ...

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SAN DIEGO: Active Duty Military To March In Gay Pride Parade For First Time

Some real American history will be made at San Diego Pride. “To my knowledge [it is] the first time in the history of Pride in the United States, ever, that we have said, ‘Active duty, you are welcome,'” organizer Sean Sala said. “We want you to be there without fear of repercussions, because we love you.” Sala, an active-duty sailor, ...

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Bankrupcy Court: DOMA Unconstitutional

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California has declared DOMA to be unconstitutional. The ruling arises from a case in which a married gay couple was denied the right to jointly declare bankruptcy. Chris Geidner at Metro Weekly provides the court’s money quote: This case is about equality, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, for two people ...

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