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  • Portantino aide joins Planned Parenthood

    Julianne Sumiko Hines, a former aide to two members of the Assembly from La Caņada Flintridge, will take the post of vice president of external affairs for Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, the organization announced. Sumiko Hines served as aide to then-Assemblywoman, now state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge), and until recently was district director for Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge). Portantino’s term in the Assembly ended Nov. 30.
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening
    Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...

    In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...

    In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...