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Right-wing media smear California Senate appointee Laphonza Butler with a litany of baseless and bigoted attacks

Media Matters 03 Oct 2023
“Newsom to Appoint Abortion Activist Laphonza Butler to Fill Feinstein’s Senate Seat – Who Lives In Maryland and Registered to Vote There Last Year.” The article added, “Laphonza Butler lives in Maryland and registered to vote there LAST YEAR!” Newsmax host Eric Bolling listed some of Butler’s history of public service in California, then asked.

Anti-Israel Efforts Spread to Campus and Elsewhere in Worrying Sign

The Algemeiner 03 Oct 2023
In response to criticism, the University of California Ethnic Studies Faculty Council protested what it called the efforts of “highly funded lobbying groups or special interests” to “suppress hard truths about racism and colonialism” and “enact anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian ...

Indian-Americans are divided over a pending ban on caste discrimination in California

Deccan Herald 03 Oct 2023
... Fresno officially became the first city in California, and the second in the country, to enact a ban on discrimination based on caste ... Gavin Newsom could sign a bill on his desk that would make California the first state in the nation to explicitly ban caste discrimination.

If only nuclear power were an easy climate change solution

The Los Angeles Times 03 Oct 2023
Gavin Newsom would be pushing to extend the life of California's last nuclear plant, Diablo Canyon, if public opinion hadn't begun to shift ... Dianne Feinstein's most significant feats was protecting millions of acres in the California desert — including through the creation of Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks.

The Hill's Morning Report — Gaetz vs. McCarthy showdown is set

The Hill 03 Oct 2023
Laphonza Butler, President of EMILY's List, was selected by California Gov ... Laphonza Butler is set to make history as the first LGBTQ+ person to represent California in the Senate. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) appointed the activist and EMILY’s List president just two days after the death of Feinstein, who was the longest-serving female senator.

Few Americans say conservatives can speak freely on college campuses: poll

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
Protesters shout before a speaking engagement by Ben Shapiro on the campus of the University of California Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., Sept ... While working at Yale University, he was once stopped by pro-LGBTQ+ activists who asked for his opinion, he said ... California’s law school.

US Supreme Court rebuffs dispute over videos targeting abortion providers

Reuters 02 Oct 2023
Various activist groups on the left and right conduct undercover operations often involving secret recording ... Daleiden and another activist also face an upcoming criminal trial in California in connection with the secret recordings.

Gavin Newsom chooses Democratic strategist Laphonza Butler to fill late Senator Dianne Feinstein's senate seat ...

The Daily Mail 02 Oct 2023
California Governor Gavin Newsom will name Laphonza Butler, a Democrat strategist and activist, fulfilling his promise to fill the late Dianne Feinstein's seat with a black woman ... California Governor Gavin Newsom will name Laphonza Butler, a Democrat strategist and activist, ...

Activists seek radiation exposure compensation after Senate win

The Hill 02 Oct 2023
Activists seek broader compensation for Americans exposed to radiation. A coalition of activists sees victory in sight after an amendment to broaden compensation for those exposed to radiation by the government cleared a key Senate hurdle ... California and Newsom prep for the future with new climate rules.

Newsom names replacement for Feinstein: Report

The Washington Times 02 Oct 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom will reportedly appoint a Black woman and pro-choice activist to serve out the rest of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's term ... .

Gavin Newsom’s pick for California senator, Laphonza Butler… lives in Maryland

New York Post 02 Oct 2023
california ... California’s newest senator is a resident of the state of Maryland ... “Butler is a longtime California resident and homeowner ... “California’s senators now exist to represent national left-wing activist causes, not Californians,” another user said.

The Supreme Court just rejected an effort to get rid of rent stabilization in New York

Business Insider 02 Oct 2023
City of Escondido in which the court upheld a California eviction restriction. But tenants' rights activists and other advocates of the regulation have expressed fears about the unpredictable nature of the court's current conservative majority, which has overturned consequential precedent before.Read the original article on Business Insider ....

Banned Books Week comes at tense time for nation's libraries and schools

The Hill 02 Oct 2023
This is a relatively recent phenomenon that is continuing to pick up steam because of political or politicized attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion,” said Shaun Harper, professor of education and business at the University of Southern California ... “In Burbank, California, ...

Rep. Newhouse condemns feds’ proposed grizzly bear plan in Washington state

Gazette-Tribune 02 Oct 2023
A Yellowstone Grizzly and her cub. File photo by Frank Van Manen, USGS. By Randy Bracht . The Center Square. (The Center Square) – U.S. Rep ... Fish and Wildlife Service ... who represents the 4th Congressional District which stretches between Canada and Oregon ... bureaucrats and environmental activists in California,” the congressman said ... ....

How Big Money Hurt American Feminism

The Atlantic 02 Oct 2023
By the time the U.S ... [ Molly-Jong Fast ... “We need to talk about day care in my hometown.” The changes to NOW’s structure resembled those in other activist organizations during that period ... Direct mail increased NOW’s budget and membership by ending an approach that “was going to keep us little,” as the California NOW activist Toni Carabillo put it ... .

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