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Obama’s hate attack against moral values and religious freedom

Thursday, October 29, 2009, 4:22 pm |

Our SaveCalifornia.com people are pretty astute. After receiving our Oct. 28 news release exposing how Barack Obama is attacking religious freedom with his signature on the federal ‘LGBT hate crimes’ bill, Mark wrote in, saying:

The whole concept of “hate crimes” is a crock.  Murder is murder.  Arson is arson.  Robbery is robbery.  Assault is assault.  It does not matter if the perpetrator or victim is white, black, hispanic, asian, Jewish, Mormon, Muslim, Shintao, homosexual, heterosexual, polymorphous perverse or whatever.  How politicians can presume to impose different penalties or more or less aggressive prosecution based on these factors is ludicrous.

Mark’s remarks make total sense when you look at today’s shooting at a North Hollywood synagogue. The media, the cops, and L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spent half the day wondering if this was a “hate crime.” Now they’re admitting it may have been a “random act of violence.”

What ever happened to crimes being crimes because of what perpetrators DID instead of what perpetrators THOUGHT? If someone vandalizes a house because he hates houses that are painted yellow, why should he be punished any less than if he vandalized because he hates the homeowner’s religious faith? Are the perpetrators thoughts illegal? No. But his actions certainly are!

Beyond the lunacy and thought-police of “hate crimes,” another significant problem is how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender inclusion in ‘hate crimes’ laws lay the foundation to legally promote and enforce these lifestyles above anyone else’s rights. 

That’s what’s happened in California over the last decade. Today, homosexual-bisexual-transsexual “rights” are more legally powerful than religious rights, parental rights, and ownership rights.

President Obama, by signing the ‘LGBT hate crimes” bill into law, is showing his disdain for moral values and religious freedom. Actually, that’s too soft. Obama is attacking religious freedom by punishing religious values that object to homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality.

Don’t believe it or want to learn more? We prove it point by point in our news release:

“Mr. President, here’s how ‘hate crime’ laws trample religious freedom.”

Perspective on Arnold signing homosexual indoctrination, ‘marriage’ bills

Monday, October 12, 2009, 1:03 pm |

Despite the hard work and moral cries of pro-family parents, grandparents and other concerned Californians, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed SB 572, “Harvey Milk Gay Day” for schoolchildren, into law.


This morning, SaveCalifornia.com issued our response to the media (see news release below). Pro-family Californians are appropriately outraged today (see comments on our Facebook). I want to give you perspective and direction.

Thank you for your hard work and prayers to protest “Harvey Milk Gay Day.” Your phone calls, emails, faxes, and petitions were admirable and pulled off four Democrats in the State Assembly. But sadly, Arnold Schwarzenegger has plugged his ears to parents. In the face of opposition, we must always stand strong for our values and do what we can.

California voters are reaping what they have sowed. In 2003 when he was first elected, Schwarzenegger was on record supporting giving all the rights of marriage to homosexuals (later he flipped and now supports homosexual “marriage” licenses too); he supported homosexual couples adopting children; and he had posed nude in a homosexual magazine in his body-building years.

A couple years ago, he hired a homosexual activist, Susan Kennedy, as his chief of staff. Now, by signing SB 572 and SB 54, which recognizes out-of-state homosexual “marriages” in clear violation of Prop. 8, Schwarzenegger supports the ENTIRE homosexual-bisexual-transsexual agenda, just like Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom do.

What’s worse? A liberal Democrat or a liberal Republican? Since they do the same damage to family values, a liberal Republican is worse. Because a liberal Republican dumbs-down pro-family voters with a unbiblical “lesser of two evils” standard, dumbs down conservative talk-show hosts, and dumbs-down the Republican Party. By infiltrating from within, a liberal Republican can do more damage to “his side” than a liberal Democrat. A liberal Democrat in office will actually unite pro-family citizens in opposition and motivate them for the next election. Look at the national picture. If you’re a pro-family citizen who voted for Schwarzenegger, an anti-family-values liberal Republican, please learn from this.

You may want to express your anger by calling a live staffer in Schwarzenegger’s office at 916-445-2841 or at any of his five regional offices. You should also expose this terrible deed (supported by 68 Democrat lawmakers, 1 Republican named Abel Maldonado, and California’s liberal Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger) by posting comments to online news sites and social networking sites, and by calling talk radio shows.

Here is our Oct. 12, 2009 news release:

SaveCalifornia.com Appalled at Signing of ‘Harvey Milk Gay Day’
SB 572, opposed by overwhelming majority, signed by “People’s Governor”

Sacramento – SaveCalifornia.com, a leading West Coast pro-family, pro-child organization, is appalled that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed SB 572, “Harvey Milk Day,” into law.

“Harvey Milk* was a sexual predator of teens, an advocate of polygamous relationships, a public liar, and is in no way a good role model for impressionable schoolchildren,” said Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com. “Sadly, children in public schools will now have even more in-your-face, homosexual-bisexual-transsexual indoctrination. This provides the strongest impetus yet for loving parents to remove their children from anti-family public schools.”

“’Harvey Milk Day’ teaches children as young as five years old to admire the life and values of the notorious homosexual activist Harvey Milk” said Thomasson. “The ‘suitable commemorative exercises’ that are part of ‘Harvey Milk Day’ can easily result in cross-dressing exercises, ‘LGBT pride’ parades and mock gay weddings on school campuses — everything Harvey Milk supported.”

Schwarzenegger vetoed ‘Harvey Milk Day” last year, he signed it this year. The Governor also previously claimed to oppose same-sex “marriage,” but now supports destroying the definition of marriage as only between a man and a woman, in court, and by his signing of SB 54, to recognize out-of-state homosexual “marriages” in violation of Prop. 8.

For several months, SaveCalifornia.com has been leading parents and grandparents to call, email, fax, and petition Governor Schwarzenegger to veto “Harvey Milk Day.” The clear majority of correspondence to the Governor was opposed to SB 572. As a whole, Californians are 4 to 1 against the notion of statewide day of significance honoring the San Francisco gay activist.

For documentation of Harvey Milk’s values and further analysis of “Harvey Milk Day,” see SaveCalifornia.com’s SB 572 veto request letter.

* Randy Shilts, The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk (1982)

Sweet victory for Jesus and religious freedom in Lodi, California

Thursday, October 1, 2009, 3:31 am |

Today in Lodi, California, Jesus is the winner and so is everyone nationwide who supports Christian values and religious freedom.

It was gratifying to hear Lodi Mayor Larry Hansen, who for weeks had been undecided about whether to allow Jesus’ name in invocations at council meetings, tell the packed house in Lodi that the flood of pro-Jesus emails he’s received “even exceeds Walmart [a previous local controversy] in the number of emails.”

The broad majority of email messages that the mayor was talking about were generated by active pro-family citizens using SaveCalifornia.com’s Email Lobbying System. Kudos to SaveCalifornia.com supporters who sent this specific email message to educate the council. 

Thank you especially to Gordon James Klingenschmitt of Pray in Jesus Name Ministries, Christian Community Concerns of Lodi, Alliance Defense Fund, and everybody who rallied and spoke before the city council for contributing to this sweet victory that will positively affect the entire nation.

Here are scenes from inside and outside the Lodi city council meeting Wednesday night: See the News 10 TV report.

Here’s SaveCalifornia.com’s news release:

October 1, 2009

Jesus’ name again allowed in Lodi city council prayers
5-0 vote to allow unrestricted prayers is resounding defeat for atheist groups

Sacramento, California — After months of debates, protests, emails, calls, faxes, petitions, lobbying, news conferences, and more, the Lodi City Council voted 5-0 late Wednesday night to allow ministers to pray at the beginning of council meetings however they wanted. It’s a resounding defeat for atheist activists and a 180-degree reversal of the city attorney’s unfortunate edict in May that pastors could no longer pray in Jesus’ name.
“Lodi, Turlock and Tehachapi have all resisted the empty threat of an atheist group that claimed praying in Jesus’ name was unconstitutional,” said Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, a statewide pro-family, pro-child organization which has been urging Californians to protest the atheists’ attacks on religious freedom.
“Praying in Jesus’ name is not only biblical, it’s constitutional,” said Thomasson. “Even the United States Supreme Court recognizes this, which is why ministers pray today without restriction to open up sessions of Congress and state legislatures. It’s completely constitutional for pastors to pray unrestricted at local government meetings because they’re on American soil too.”
The victory in Lodi was the result of four pro-family organizations — Pray in Jesus Name Ministries, Christian Community Concerns, Alliance Defense Fund and SaveCalifornia.com — all playing different roles fighting for the same goal: the freedom to pray in Jesus’ name at city council meetings for the sake of good government.
In August, SaveCalifornia.com held a news conference and co-sponsored a rally led by former Navy chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt outside Lodi City Hall. In September, SaveCalifornia.com helped more than 1,000 people email the Lodi councilmembers to educate them on the original meaning of the First Amendment and subsequent rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court.