PACIFIC JUSTICE INSTITUTE

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Churches and Private Schools

Learn how to mitigate legal risks before re-opening your church or school.

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Church Security Memo

Download our church security memo that details how to keep your church safe from disrupters.

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WATCH 7/23 Zoom Call on Indoor Services Ban

Watch our attorneys discuss how Governor Newsom’s latest order affects churches, private schools and parents.

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7/14 Public Health Order Banning Indoor Services

Learn more about the recent public health order and the rights of churches.

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California OSHA Guidelines for Singing and Chanting in Church

Download our legal letter explaining the new restrictions on singing in chanting in church

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Checklist for Reopening Private Schools

Download our checklist on legally and safely reopening private schools

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Learn MORE About Church/Homeschool Co-ops

Go to CHEA (Christian Home Educators Association) of CA to know EXACTLY how to start a church/homeschool co-op.

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Checklists to Help Your Church Reopen

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It's Easier Than Ever to Home School

Parents can work with churches to form home school co-ops

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WHO WE ARE

President Brad Dacus from Pacific Justice Institute in CA

“Through our dedicated attorneys and supporters, we defend the rights of countless individuals, families and churches… without charge.”

– Brad Dacus

Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom, parental rights, and other civil liberties. Pacific Justice Institute works diligently, without charge, to provide its clients with all the legal support they need.

What Makes Pacific Justice Institute Unique?

• We handle more case matters defending faith and family on the West Coast than any other organization of our kind!

• We have tremendous leverage in our litigation budget with seven offices throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Colorado and the largest Affiliate Attorney Network on the West Coast – hundreds nationwide!

• Our goal is to make sure everyone gets help!

• We get involved in areas of law not typically handled by others!

Who We Can Help

WHAT WE DO

Brad Dacus appears as a guest on the Mike Huckabee Show to discuss the government’s growing intolerance towards religious people in America and how Pacific Justice Institute is fighting back.

A Christian Boarding School was unjustly raided by government officials in early 2019. Instead of apologizing and leaving the school alone, California filed a lawsuit against the school and is now charging them $200 a day for being an “unlicensed group home.” A group home license would force the school to abandon biblical principles.

Read more here.

A group of Christians in Solera at Kern Canyon, a retirement community in Bakersfield, California, were discriminated against when the home owners association (HOA) banned them from meeting for morning worship at the clubhouse based on a threat by an Atheist.

 

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Sibusiso, a middle school student in Washington state, was booted twice from class for speaking up about his Christian beliefs.

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Artis, an 84-year old widow and U.S. veteran, was threatened by CalVet officials to be banned for refusing to stop leading her longtime Bible study.

Read more here.

After her kindergarten daughter was shown what transgender identity was by Rocklin Academy teacher, Kaelin Swaney, this parent spoke out about the impact the demonstration had on her child and how Rocklin Academy Gateway responded poorly to parental concerns.

 

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OUR TEAM

President Brad Dacus from Pacific Justice Institute

Brad Dacus

President

Kevin Snider from Pacific Justice Institute in Ca

Kevin Snider

Chief Counsel

Matthew McReynolds from Pacific Justice Institute in Ca

Matthew McReynolds

Staff Attorney - N. California

Michael Peffer from Pacific Justice Institute in California

Michael Peffer

Staff Attorney - S. California

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Ray Hacke

Staff Attorney - Oregon

Jorge Ramos from Pacific Justice Institute in Ca

Jorge Ramos

Staff Attorney - Washington

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Mishael Pine

Staff Attorney - New York & New Jersey

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Emily Mimnaugh

Staff Attorney - Nevada

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Matthew Park

Staff Attorney - Colorado

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Pacific Justice Institute - Sacramento Office

P.O. Box 276600
Sacramento, CA 95827-6600

Phone: (916) 857-6900  - Fax: (916) 857-6902  - Email: info@pji.org
Pacific Justice Institute - Orange County Legal Office

P.O. Box 11630
Santa Ana, CA 92711

Phone: (714) 796-7150
Pacific Justice Institute - SF Bay Area Legal Office

San Jose, CA

Phone: (510) 834-7273
Pacific Justice Institute - Oregon Legal Office

P.O. Box 5229
Salem, OR 97304

Phone: (503) 917-4409
Pacific Justice Institute - Washington Legal Office

P.O. Box 48011
Seattle, WA 98148

Phone: (206) 257-3239
Pacific Justice Institute - Riverside Media Office

Cal Baptist University

Phone: (714) 294-2205