The statue dates back to the 1990s, when it was placed outside the campus library as a gift of William H. Hannon, a Catholic philanthropist and passionate admirer of St. Serra.
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Policy Expert: California’s ‘Absurd’ Pro-Abortion Laws Highlight Need for Parent-Child Communication, Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion.
If Gov. Gavin Newsom signs A.B. 338, it would remove the legal statute that requires a statue of Junípero Serra to be maintained on the capitol grounds and instead require a monument to Native Americans. Several Catholic leaders say the errors shouldn’t stand amid debate about statues of the pioneering Spanish Franciscan missionary.
“The Supreme Court has confirmed that every American is free to peacefully support causes they believe in without fear of harassment or intimidation,” said ADF Senior Counsel John Bursch.
Within the first six months of legalizing assisted suicide in California, more than 100 people ended their own lives under the framework.
The court majority noted in an unsigned order that the state’s “three households” rule did not apply as strictly to secular indoor gatherings, such as indoor shopping or businesses such as nail salons, as it did to private religious gatherings at homes.