California Speech Protections for Biblically-Based Speech (2012)
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A letter requesting a title and summary for the proposed initiative was signed by Allan Esses. The Attorney General of California's office provided an official summary on October 25, 2010. The circulation deadline for the initiative was therefore set at March 24, 2011.
Text of measure
- "Exempts speech based on biblical authority from existing constitutional and statutory restrictions applicable to all other speech, including restrictions against discrimination and hate crimes. Repeals constitutional provision denying protection to acts of religious expression inconsistent with the peace or safety of the State."
Summary of estimated fiscal impact:
(This is a summary of the initiative's estimated "fiscal impact on state and local government" prepared by the California Legislative Analyst's Office and the Director of Finance.)
- "Potentially minor increased costs to state and local governments to resolve legal issues pertaining to the effect of the measure."
- Letter requesting a ballot title for Initiative 10-0022
- "Yes Jesus is Lord", a website sponsored by 10-0022's supporters