Tag Archives: California

More Evidence Of Deceptive Petition Gathering By Opponents Of SB 48

Five year-olds will be trained to be gay! Or something!

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CALIFORNIA: Feds Order Closure Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The federal government is sending letters to California’s legal pot dispensaries ordering them to close within 45 days. The state’s four U.S. attorneys sent letters Wednesday and Thursday notifying at least 16 pot shops or their landlords that they are violating federal drug laws, even though medical marijuana is legal in California. The attorneys are to announce their coordinated crackdown …

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FRC’s Latest Hate Campaign

(Via – Good As You)

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Prop 8 Backers File Another Brief To Overturn Judge Walker’s Ruling

They keep losing, but the backers of Proposition 8 just appeal, appeal, appeal. Once again, they are demanding that Judge Walker’s ruling be overturned because his gayness and long-term relationship constituted an inherent conflict of interest. The sponsors of California’s voter-approved same-sex marriage ban have asked a federal court to invalidate the ruling of the federal judge who struck it …

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ACTION ITEM: Sign Complaint About Deceptive SB 48 Petition Gathering

Please consider signing the Courage Campaign’s complaint about the lying ways that our enemies are gathering signatures to repeal California’s SB 48.

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Ninth Circuit Blocks Prop 8 Tapes

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had until September 30th to place a stay on the release of the videotapes of the Prop 8 trial. And they’ve done so. And now we wait for the haters to make their appeal. But hey, at least all those Christians won’t be murdered.

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Anti-Gay Group Claims To Have Signatures To Place SB 48 Repeal On CA Ballot

Via Los Angeles Weekly: “Stop SB 48,” the group that wants to repeal a state law that allows California students to learn about important people in history who were gay, claimed in an email to supporters yesterday afternoon that its petition drive for a ballot measure will be successful. “The signed petitions are coming in at an incredible rate — …

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CALIFORNIA: Anti-Gay Groups Tricking Citizens Into Signing SB 48 Petitions

As this clip demonstrates, anti-gay groups in California are tricking people into thinking they are signing a petition to increase the penalties for child molestation. In fact, they are signing a petition to repeal SB 48, the state’s just-approved LGBT education bill. And here we’ve been told that lying makes the baby Jesus cry.

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Prop 8 Trial Tapes To Be Released

California District Court Judge James Ware has ordered the release of the video tapes of the Proposition 8 trial. The recordings will be issued on September 30th unless “a further stay is granted by the Court on timely motion or by a higher court.” You may recall that Focus On The Family last month predicted that Christians might be murdered …

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CA Bans Bans On Circumcisions

After several California cities saw attempts to outlaw circumcisions, the state legislature has approved a bill banning any future such attempts. The bill is now on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. Lawmakers in The Golden State have sent a bill to Governor Jerry Brown (D) that, if approved, would ensure parents’ rights to circumcise their male children. The state …

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Hoopy Froods: Know Where Your Towel Is

It’s perfectly legal to be nude on the streets of San Francisco, provided one isn’t hassling passersby or behaving lewdly. But the city does want its naturists to make one small, but important change. While nudists roam free in tolerant San Francisco, one city lawmaker wants to require them to wear clothing in restaurants and to put a towel on …

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NCLR’s Kate Kendell On Prop 8 Hearing

“It would be an unthinkable blow to California’s democratic system of government if the handful of individuals who sponsored Prop 8 could make decisions for the entire state. Today’s arguments raised critical questions affecting the future of all groups who may be targeted by unconstitutional ballot initiatives, and the California Supreme Court’s decision will determine whether our state can be …

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Quote Of The Day – Andy Pugno

“Please join us, and thousands of other supporters, in prayer this evening and tomorrow morning for safety as our Legal Team pushes through the hoards* of homosexual activists into the courthouse in the heart of San Francisco, and for the wisdom and grace needed to prevail in court.” – Protect Marriage head Andy Pugno, in a press release warning that …

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CALIFORNIA: Hate Groups Have Five Weeks Left On SB 48 Petition Drive

The head of Equality California this week predicted that our side will lose, should the attempt to repeal SB 48 make it onto the ballot. The good news is, the other side faces a tough time making the ballot deadline, largely because the Mormon and Catholic groups that backed Prop 8 have stayed out of this one so far. “If …

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CALIFORNIA: Newly Seated Pro-Gay Justice Likely To Hear Prop 8 Arguments

Newly seated California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, who has expressed support for same-sex marriage, is expected to hear Prop 8 arguments next week when the issue of standing is represented to the Court. Anti-gay groups have loudly called for Goodwin to recuse himself from the case based on his past statements. That, apparently, will not be happening. And as …

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Hung Jury In Larry King Murder

A mistrial may be declared in the trial of Brandon McInerney after jurors could not agree on how to convict him for shooting to death openly gay classmate Larry King. [UPDATE: The judge has now declared a mistrial.] Defense attorney Scott Wippert and co-counsel Robyn Bramson didn’t dispute that McInerney killed King. But they argued he was pushed to an …

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Scott Lively: Gays Will Use Prop 8 Tapes To Intimidate Christian Witnesses

Scott Lively, the infamous gay death penalty advocate and spokesman for God’s Gentle Love, says homo-terrorists will wreak revenge upon Christian witnesses should the Prop 8 trial tapes be released. “We have seen all across the country that the gay activist movement attempts to intimidate anyone who stands up for family values, and this just seems to be another example,” …

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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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