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California mulls ban on gas- and diesel-powered cars

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San Francisco: Illegal Alien a Suspect in Murder Case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:07am 9/16/2017 at 11:07am

In a jaw-dropping case involving an illegal alien wanted for deportation, a police officer’s weapon, and local law enforcement not only ignoring an ICE request to block his release but removing an ICE monitoring device, a young San Francisco man has been murdered during a robbery.

The Sacramento Bee reports:

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Game Changer?: California Likely To Move Its Presidential Primaries To March

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California’s primaries are currently held in June; however, legislation is expected to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown (D) next week that would move them to March.

This move would place California’s primaries right after Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.  Further, the move would tilt the donor and electoral tables heavily...

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California Single Payer is dead….for the time being

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I recently reported that California Senate Bill 562, which would establish a single payer healthcare system within the state, had recently cleared a major hurdle by passing through a state legislative committee.

However, the measure died upon entering the California Assembly.

A high-profile effort to establish a single-payer healthcare system in California sputtered...

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Voter initiative filed to repeal California gas tax increase

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Last month, I reported that California’s lawmakers had approved a gas tax hike that was supposedly directed to funding the state’s infrastructure repair and maintenance programs.

However, one Republican assemblyman suspects that Californians are unhappy with this particular piece of legislation and would be willing to repeal it if given...

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California en route to becoming “Single Payer” State

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California Senate passes controversial “Sanctuary State” Bill

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One of my favorite TV shows airing this season is “Feud“, which depicts the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the psychological thriller, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Another legendary feud is currently taking place between President Donald Trump and California’s...

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California’s ‘sanctuary state’ status closer to becoming reality

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California has moved one step closer to becoming a sanctuary state, one in which its law enforcement agencies are prevented from cooperating with increasingly busy federal immigration agents.

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Gov. Jerry Brown asks President Trump for Disaster Relief Funds

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/12/2017 at 6:00pm
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Governor Jerry Brown recently spoke out against President Trump for his NASA-space focus and climate skepticism while asserting California’s independence.

The state’s legislatures have vowed to create a “Sanctuary State.”  A day after Trump’s presidential victory, both state houses issued

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CA State Senator admits half of family under deportation threat

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President Trump’s “shock and awe” approach continues with a massive crackdown on illegal aliens in Southern California.

Federal immigration officials say 160 people were arrested across the Southland over the past week during a crackdown targeting “criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives.”

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Did California Democrats REALLY just legalize child prostitution?

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A report in the Washington Examiner featuring a new law about to go into effect in California is causing quite a stir.

Contributor Travis Allen reports that starting Sunday, prostitution by minors will be legal in the Golden State.

SB 1322 bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age...

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California Climate Change Legislation Targets Flatulent Cows

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California’s inane battle against climate change has resulted in even more toxic legislation.

Last week, our legislature approved a bill targeting cow flatulence and manure, which lawmakers blame for releasing greenhouse g...

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CA’s “First of its Kind” Bill to Prosecute Climate Change Deniers Sidelined

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As a proponent of serious scientific review of environmental policies, I have been blessed to share news related to climate change with Legal Insurrection readers.

Little did I realize this might have made me a criminal in my home state! Fortunately, it looks like I have dodged a bullet…legally.

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Will strong California anti-BDS legislation be watered down?

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A bipartisan bill in California to end taxpayer support for the discriminatory anti-Isarael Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been shelved, as less forceful measures work their way through committee.

Assembly Bill 1552 by California Assemblyman Travis Allen, would have prohibited state entities from contracting with parties that engage in commercial discrimination, and...

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