Capitol & Culture Update – 10/18/16

Every day there is news that impacts you, your family, your community, and your values. We want to keep you updated on what is going on in our culture and in our capitol. Which is what we hope to achieve through our weekly updates. 
The Supreme Court has made no announcement on whether they will hear the case of a biological female who is suing Gloucester County School Board because their policy does not allow her to use the boys’ bathroom. The justices will meet again on October 28th and the results of decisions regarding cases they will take up should be released on Monday, October 31st. Stay tuned.

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The California Legislature, and now the court system, have shown a new disdain for pregnancy centers whose sole aim is to help women in need. AB 775 authored last year by Assemblyman David Chui requires crisis pregnancy centers to display information alerting their clients that California public programs provide access to a number of free or low-cost services, including abortion. This law is a clear violation of free speech. These centers are being forced to promote something their conscience objects to.

This legislation was taken to the courts and the court has decided to uphold the law. There has been some talk of appealing the ruling.

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Other news:

Planned Parenthood Celebrates 100 Years Of Existence While Denying Life To Millions

Iowa State requiring students to give up free speech to graduate