POLITICO – Oct. 23, 2010
Gay groups train fire on opposition
By Ben Smith & Byron Tau
The nation’s largest gay rights group is going to war with the leading opponents of same-sex marriage, as gay activists work to quiet tensions within their movement and with their Democratic allies and redirect their energies toward their actual opposition. Human Rights Campaign and the Courage Campaign, a large California grass-roots group, have filed an IRS complaint against an affiliate of the National Organization for Marriage and are diving into the California Senate race with a new online ad campaign.
October 15, 2010
Transgender woman sues LPGA over rule that competitors be ‘female at birth’
By Paul Elias, The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO – Lana Lawless, a former police officer who underwent a sex change operation five years ago, is challenging the LPGA’s ban on transgender players. She filed a federal lawsuit late Tuesday in San Francisco federal court claiming the LPGA’s “female at birth” requirement for competitors violates a California civil rights law.
From the article below: “’You have got a Jewish lesbian white woman who comes to black churches and sings with the choir and quotes Scripture better than the members — I just love her,’ said Pastor Ray Williams of First Morning Star Baptist Church…”
The New York Times – October 9, 2010
Candidate for Oakland Mayor Gains Surprise Allies
By Zusha Elinson
The Globe and Mail – Aug. 25, 2010
Ontario, not unlike California, is going for broke
By Neil Reynolds
Home School Legal Defense Association – August 25, 2010
Critical Victory over Child Abuse Reporting Legislation
Note: This article appears courtesy of Family Protection Ministries.
AB 2380, as originally written, contained a new provision that would have dangerously added “hearsay” to current child abuse reporting laws as a basis for reporting allegations of child abuse. This provision would have caused a large increase in your chances of being falsely accused of child abuse.
The New York Times – August 20, 2010
Newsom Steps Away From Limelight on Same-Sex Marriage
By Gerry Shih
On the night of Aug. 4, after a federal district judge struck down Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a gaggle of San Francisco politicians worked their way up the City Hall steps to rally the jubilant crowd of 800 that was roaring its approval for the landmark ruling.
The Daily Crux – August 20, 2010
California sends government workers home without pay
LifeSiteNews.com – August 17, 2010
ADF & Liberty Counsel at Odds over Prop. 8 Trial
By James Tillman
LifeSiteNews.com – August 16, 2010
Federal Appeals Court Intervenes in Prop. 8, Halts California Gay ‘Marriages’
By Peter J. Smith and Kathleen Gilbert
Gay Marriage Myths and Truth
By Michael Medved
The decision by federal judge Vaughan Walker to invalidate California’s Proposition 8 both recycles and revives some of the tired, misleading clichés regarding the same sex marriage controversy. These distortions demand direct, concise correction and rebuttal.
1. “Proposition 8 was a mean-spirited ban on gay marriage.”