New in CW 10.05.06
|Politics from the pulpit: Pro-85 forces use churches to organize|
Traditionally, Sundays are a quiet day on the political calendar, but for proponents of Proposition 85, the day of the Lord is often the busiest of the week.
Backers of the November parental-notification initiative are mobilizing California's vast network of Catholic and protestant churches to get-out-the-vote among pro-life Christian voters. Less than a year after voters narrowly rejected a near-identical measure, proponents are praying that an influx of religious voters will help tip the electoral scales in their favor.
Politics from the pulpit: Pro-85 forces use churches to organize
Late last week, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed legislation that would have placed two new legislative appointees on the powerful California Transportation Commission (CTC), despite the fact that Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez claims the bill was part of the bond-package deal legislative Democrats struck with the governor.