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Politics and abortion trump women’s health in California

Teresa Ackley | 15 November 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: abortion risks, aspiration abortion, California
Safety concerns about a new law are dismissed because pro-lifers happened to voice them.


Parent power makes itself felt in California school system

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: California, charter schools, education reform
Parents in California are using a new law to force change in poorly performing schools.


When a state government refuses to defend its marriage laws

James S. Cole | 20 January 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: California, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
A crucial case before the US Supreme Court will determine whether sovereignty lies in the hand of the people or judges.


Where are the facts backing up California’s ban on conversion therapy for minors?

Philip Sutton | 18 October 2012 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: California, Narth, reparative therapy


Where is the science behind California’s ban on orientation change for minors?

Christopher Rosik | 11 October 2012 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: California, sexual orientation conversion therapy


Another coffin nail for US public education

Kevin Ryan | 11 July 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: California, education, homosexuality
California's new gay-friendly curriculum raises questions about the future of government-run schools.


How can US Federal Courts tell States how to run their prisons?

James S. Cole | 09 June 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: California, prisons, US Supreme Court
The US Supreme Court recently ordered California to reduce the numbers in its over-crowded prisons. Has it overstepped its authority?


The dangerous Olsen and Boies precedent

Jennifer Roback Morse | 09 January 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: California, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage
Two high-profile lawyers are challenging California's constitutional ban on gay marriage.


Same sex marriage and its threat to religious liberty

Jennifer Roback Morse | 21 November 2008 | FEATURES |
tags: California, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage
Tactics used by gay marriage campaigners confirm believers’ worst fears.


Lesbian fertility rights

Jennifer Roback Morse | 12 September 2008 | FEATURES |
tags: California, discrimination, same-sex marriage
Two California doctors endure an eight-year legal vendetta for declining to help bring a fatherless child into the world.


Beyond same sex marriage

Jennifer Roback Morse | 20 May 2008 | FEATURES |
tags: California, marriage, same-sex marriage
Civil unions, same sex marriage, then what? The final stop on this train ride is the complete de-gendering of society.


California court may not have the last word on marriage

Maggie Gallagher | 16 May 2008 | FEATURES |
tags: California, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage
America’s most influential state court has given the thumbs-up to same-sex marriage.


Consternation in Barad-dûr

Michael Cook | 04 April 2008 | FEATURES |
tags: California, stem cells
An ethical development could make embryonic stem cell research obsolete and derail plans for California's $3 billion institute.


Mind and soul

Aaron Kheriaty | 29 November 2007 | FEATURES |
tags: California, psychiatry, spirituality
Psychiatry has typically shunned religion, but a unique forum at one university has them talking to each other - for the sake of the patient.


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