Press Releases

CA Bill Would Force Charities to Disclose Sexual Orientation of Employees, Grantees

4 Feb, 2008

Sacramento, CA – A bill working its way through the California legislature would require large charities to disclose the race, gender and sexual orientations of their board members, employees, grant recipients and subcontractors. The bill, AB 624, would affect private, corporate … Read More

PJI Counters ACLU, Planned Parenthood Efforts to End Parental Notification

30 Jan, 2008

San Diego, CA – The ACLU and Planned Parenthood are pushing San Diego’s school board to end longstanding policies which require parental notification when students are pregnant and contemplating abortion, and parental consent before students leave campus, including trips to abortion … Read More

Parent, PJI Push School Board to Limit R-rated Films in Class

22 Jan, 2008

Huntington Beach, CA – The Huntington Beach Union High School District is moving to limit the showing of R-rated films in class after a parent complained that films laced with profanity, sexual themes and drug use were being shown to her … Read More

PJI Testifies to Support Bill To Protect Faith-Based Ministries

16 Jan, 2008

Sacramento, CA – The California legislature held hearings yesterday on a bill designed to protect faith-based organizations from government intrusion into hiring and membership decisions. The bill, sponsored by Pacific Justice Institute and carried by Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, was opposed at … Read More

Biological Male Demands Right to Breast Enlargement, Sues Catholic Hospital

8 Jan, 2008

San Francisco, CA – A Catholic hospital in the Bay Area has been sued by a transgender person for declining to assist a sex change with breast enlargement surgery. Charlene Hastings, who was born male, works for the city of San … Read More