Tag Archives: Kamala Harris

Senate Dems Introduce LGBTQ “Census Equality Act”

Via press release: Today, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Tom Carper (D-DE), both members of the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced the Census Equality Act, legislation to require the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure the approximately 10 million Americans who identify as LGBTQ are properly counted for and represented in Census data collection efforts. The Census ...

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Kamala Harris Demands Resignation Of DHS Secretary

Via press release from Sen. Kamala Harris: “The government should be in the business of keeping families together, not tearing them apart. And the government should have a commitment to transparency and accountability. Under Secretary Nielsen’s tenure, the Department of Homeland Security has a track record of neither. As a result, she must resign. “During her time as the manager ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Joe Biden Swears-In New Senators

Vice President Joe Biden will swear in seven new US Senators at noon, five of whom are Democrats. In addition to the four women seen above, former US Rep. Chris Van Hollen will be sworn-in as the successor to retiring Democratic Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Watch below.

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CALIFORNIA: AG Shoots Down Another Attempt By Gay Death Penalty Advocate

Yesterday California Attorney General Kamala Harris rejected another attempt to place the Sodomite Suppression Act on the 2016 ballot. This time Christian activist Matt McLaughlin tried a different angle. In his first public comments since proposing the original “Sodomite Suppression Act” in February, Matt McLaughlin expressed outrage that Harris’ office, which is charged with preparing ballot measures, summarily dismissed his ...

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CALIFORNIA: AG Kamala Harris Wins Battle Against Sodomite Suppression Act

Yesterday the California Assembly approved a resolution which denounces the Sodomite Suppression Act, the proposed 2016 ballot measure to have all gay people put to death. The Assembly’s move is now moot as a Superior Court judge has approved Attorney General Kamala Harris’ request to strike the measure before petition signature gathering can begin. The court’s ruling comes despite the ...

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CALIFORNIA: Gay Death Penalty Advocate Vows To Have Court Force Ballot Measure

It turns out that there was more to that letter from Matt McLauglin than I reported early this morning. Via CBS San Francisco: In a bizarre legal twist in a jaw-droppingly hateful proposal that calls into question the entire California ballot initiative process, the author of a bill proposing murdering California’s gays may ask a court to place his proposal ...

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CALIFORNIA: Court Grants AG More Time To Quash Sodomite Supression Act

California’s infamous Sodomite Suppression Act, which would ask voters to approve of executing all gay people, was due to enter the petition-gathering stage next week. Yesterday a state court granted Attorney General Kamala Harris more time to quash the referendum. Harris asked a state court in late March for permission to reject the measure, calling it obviously unconstitutional and “utterly ...

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BREAKING: California AG Asks Court To Quash Gay Death Penalty Referendum

“As Attorney General of California, it is my sworn duty to uphold the California and United States Constitutions and to protect the rights of all Californians. This proposal not only threatens public safety, it is patently unconstitutional, utterly reprehensible, and has no place in a civil society. Today, I am filing an action for declaratory relief with the Court seeking ...

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CALIFORNIA: Gay Death Penalty Ballot Measure Will Probably Be Advanced

Last month a Christian activist filed a 2016 California ballot measure that calls for the death penalty for homosexuality. And it appears that Attorney General Kamala Harris can do little to prevent the the proposed referendum from reaching the petition signature gathering stage. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: The state Supreme Court has the power to keep measures off the ...

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CALIFORNIA: AG Kamala Harris To Make 2016 Bid For Barbara Boxer’s Senate Seat

Via USA Today: California Attorney General Kamala Harris formally launched her campaign for the U.S. Senate and immediately pushed the nascent 2016 race to a new level. “I want to be a voice for Californians,” Harris said in an message to supporters posted on her website. “I will be a fighter for the next generation on the critical issues facing ...

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