CAPS Articles

The Sanctuary Movement

By Randy Alcorn, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Contra Costa Times, Kansas City Star & Tulsa World

American churches historically have been prominent participants in various social movements including those abolishing slavery and extending civil rights to all citizens. Their active participation in these movements not infrequently involved civil disobedience whereby laws were intentionally broken to achieve what they, and many Americans, considered to be necessary and beneficial societal changes.

Every Child Left Behind

Where has the childless movement gone?

By Tim Cavanaugh, Los Angeles Times

If you like a consequence-free environment, you'll love Tribune Co.'s employee benefits package. Recently, while enrolling my third child in one of several very generous health insurance plans the L.A. Times makes available to its workers, I discovered that there's still such a thing as free money.

Birth of L.A.’s Water Lifeline

By Carol Bidwell, Los Angeles Daily News

It was 94 years ago this week that the first water flowed from the Owens Valley into the San Fernando Valley, bringing water to parched Southern California.

The 233-mile-long Los Angeles Aqueduct was the realization of a vision by former Los Angeles Mayor Fred Eaton and William Mulholland, chief engineer for the city's Water Department.

Righting Federal Wrongs

If McConnell gets his way, S.C. might rise again to confront the problem of illegal immigration

By Jack Hunter, Charleston City Paper

Groups at Odds Over Number of Illegal Immigrants in U.S.

By Eunice Moscoso, The News & Observer & The Austin American-Statesman

WASHINGTON - How many illegal immigrants are there in the United States? It depends on whom you ask and when you ask it.

The Department of Homeland Security calculates about 11.6 million, and the Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan research group in Washington, estimates about 12 million. The Urban Institute, a think tank that focuses on minority issues, thinks it's a slightly lower figure, about 10 million.

Patriot Alert: 38 (Not 12) Million Illegal Aliens Occupy America!

By John W. Lillpop, The Post Chronicle

Most Americans were alarmed by the fact that 12 twelve million illegal aliens have invaded our nation and are occuping American soil.

What will We the People think and do when they learn that the problem may actually be more than three times greater than the government admits?

Judge Blocks Worker ID Rule

By Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the government cannot use mismatched Social Security data to root out illegal immigrants from the workforce, declaring that such enforcement actions would do "irreparable harm to innocent workers and employers."

Study Shows 38 Million Illegal Immigrants in U.S.

By Joe Murray, The Bulletin
October 10, 2007

A new study released by Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) claims that there are 38 million illegal immigrants living in the United States, a number larger than the 11.6 million illegal immigrants estimated by the Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security.