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SFV Patriots Monthly Meeting: Join us the second Saturday of each month, 3 to 4:30 p.m., at our new "clubhouse," Emle's Restaurant, 9250 Reseda Blvd., Northridge, CA 91324. RSVP for all meetings to the SFVP hotline: 818-881-7176. Meetings are free. Suggested donations are to cover event expenses. The currently scheduled monthly meetings are:
- May 13, 2017: Neil Rodgers, Esq. (keynote) is a Professor of Law at Trinity Law School in Santa Ana and is an authority on First Amendment issues--particularly Religious Freedom. His presentation will also highlight aspects of the California Constitution (construction, size, scope, impact on core issues of interest including eminent domain, religion in the public square and immigration).
- June 10, 2017: Louis Perry, president of Kadima Security Services in Encino, a private security firm, which has 30 years of experience in providing security for celebrities, athletes, special events and commercial centers, will discuss what to do in case of a terrorist attack in a public place, how to spot "senior fraud" scams and ways to protect your family or property in home-invasion incidents.
- July 8, 2017: Nonie Darwish, an Egyptian-American human rights activist and national speaker against Sharia law and radical Islam. Her latest book, "Wholly Different: Why I Chose Biblical Values Over Islamic Ones" reveals her personal journey from growing up Muslim in Cairo to her conversion to Christianity. This work confronts the "diversity" myth that Islam and American Liberty can co-exist. Ms. Darwish will autograph any copy of "Wholly Different" brought to the meeting. Best deal is on Amazon.com for the purchase price of under $15.
- August 12, 2017: Richard A. Nixon (keynote), attorney and author of "America: an Illusion of Freedom" speaks on how SCOTUS decisions often rewrite, not interpret, the U.S. Constitution especially elements regarding equal protection and immigration. Fred Sottile (guest speaker), of the National Coalition for Issue Reform (NCIR) at NCIRAction.org, which publishes the actual voting records of candidates that fail to vote along Constitutional-conservative lines on postcards--and sends the needed information to voters with surprising results.
- September 9, 2017: Janet Levy, contributor American Thinker on Middle East.
- October 14, 2017: Changing the U.S. Constitution Part I: Pro Convention of the States argument. Panel: Kimberly Hogan, CA COS co-State director; Lou Oberman, COS District Captain; Fred Yerrick, Regional Captain (presenter). Click here for more info. NOTE: We recommend attendees jot notes and questions that can also be addressed in Part II of this important series.
- November 11, 2017: Changing the U.S. Constitution Part II: Con Convention of the States (Constitutional Convention) argument. Steven Jackson, Constitutional scholar and frequent speaker for Eagle Forum of Orange County on core Judeo-Christian principles within America's founding principles and documents. Click here for more info.