Update: SF Passes CAREN Act Making Racially Motivated 911 Calls Illegal

  Update 10/21/2020 8:58pm: San Francisco lawmakers passed the recently proposed CAREN Act, short for Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act, by a unanimous vote. In a press release issued this week, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors noted: “The CAREN Act will expand the definition of a protected class in San Francisco to prevent false emergency calls with the specific intent to discriminate against a person or otherwise infringe the person’s rights or cause the person specified harms on the basis of the person’s race, color, ancestry, national origin, place…

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California Governor Signs Bill That Could Result in Reparations for Slavery

According to reports, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that could open the door for reparations for slavery. “After watching last night’s debate, this signing can’t come too soon,” said Newsom while signing Assembly Bill 3121. The legislation authorizes a task force that will study how best to implement reparations to benefit the African American community. “Advancing this cause where it’s not just a question on a questionnaire for a candidate running for office but actually taking shape here, that’s a meaningful moment,” said Newsom. “This conversation…

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