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USJF defends families paying for extracurricular activities

April 10, 2010

By Marc Benjamin and Tracy Correa The Fresno Bee California law says children are entitled to a free education. That includes band, football and other activities at the heart of school life. But many Valley families have discovered that “free” can cost thousands of dollars a year.

USJF helps high school against disruptions by gay activists

September 26, 2009

With the upholding of Proposition 8 by the California State Supreme Court, homosexual activists across the state have been conducting protests and targeting opponents of same-sex marriage.

Clovis parents refuse fees for school

August 26, 2009

Lawsuit against Clovis Unified maintains the charges are illegal. By Marc Benjamin The Fresno Bee Three families say the Clovis Unified School District is gouging them on fees for activities like band and color guard — and even threatening not to let students attend graduation if the bills don’t get paid.

USJF cooperates with Liberty Counsel in Calif. Prop. 8 case

August 20, 2009

MARY E. MCALISTER California Bar No. 148570 RENA M. LINDEVALDSEN* LIBERTY COUNSEL P.O. Box 11108 Lynchburg, VA 24506 (434) 592-7000 Telephone (434) 592-7700 Facsimile [email protected] Email Attorneys for Prospective Intervenor *Admitted pro hac vice UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION KRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER, PAUL T. KATAMI, and […]

Protection of Marriage: Lawmakers: Court should reject voters’ decision

April 8, 2009

Posted by: Admin on Wednesday, April 08, 2009 – 07:18 AM PST Arguments on California’s Prop 8 fight on calendarBy Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily  A member of the California Assembly has accused fellow legislators of violating the state Constitution by trying to influence the state’s Supreme Court in a pending legal argument over […]

Protection of Marriage: Why traditional marriage matters

February 4, 2009

Posted by: Admin on Wednesday, February 04, 2009 – 11:12 AM PST By Bill Dolack Valley American Waynesboro, VA Waynesboro- From coast to coast, traditional one-man/one-woman marriage is under attack. And that spells danger for America, say a number of local and national leaders. From the Lisa Miller versus Janet Jenkins €”in which a former […]

Protection of Marriage: Allies rally behind Prop 8 in judicial battle

January 17, 2009

Posted by: Admin on Saturday, January 17, 2009 – 04:50 AM PST ‘The people have spoken unequivocally regarding the definition of marriage’ By Drew Zahn © 2009 WorldNetDaily A pair of legal organizations has stepped into the battle over California’s definition of marriage by filing amicus briefs in support of the voter-approved Proposition 8, which […]

Commentaries: The Intolerance of Those Demanding Tolerance

January 7, 2009

Posted by: Admin on Wednesday, January 07, 2009 – 08:53 AM PST By Gary Kreep I never cease to be amazed at the rationales, excuses, and bizarre lengths that some people will go to attack those of us, like myself, who supported Proposition 8 in the last election. For those hate mongers who simply cannot […]

Education: Miraculous Turn of Events in California

December 15, 2008

Posted by: Admin on Monday, December 15, 2008 – 07:21 AM PST By Heather Terwilliger“This wouldn’t have happened without HSLDA,” Gary Kreep said repeatedly.   Though these words could be said of any number of matters in which Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) has been involved, they take on special significance in light of […]

Education: Court OKs home schooling in state

August 9, 2008

Posted by: Admin on Saturday, August 09, 2008 – 07:01 AM PST By PAUL ELIAS – Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO —- A California appeals court ruled Friday that parents lacking teaching credentials can still home school their children, reversing its previous decision. The three-judge panel in February prompted an enormous uproar throughout the state when […]

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