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Protesters Rally As Calif. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Regulate Videos Of Police Activity

California lawmakers are considering bills to regulate videos of police activities and law enforcement’s acquisition of surplus military equipment as hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters rally outside the governor’s office.

09/02/2015

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas’ AG: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Over Religious Objections

Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.

06/28/2015

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‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ Proposal Reignites Debate On California’s Ballot Initiative Process

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is going to court to prevent a controversial ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy from ever appearing on the California ballot.

03/30/2015

A supporter of same-sex marriage holds American and gay pride flags.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Reportedly Moving To Block ‘Death Penalty For Gays’ Ballot Initiative

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is reportedly moving to prevent a ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who “touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification” from ever appearing on the California ballot, according to Patrick McGreevy of the Los Angeles Times.

03/25/2015

Same-sex couple Thom Watson (R) and Jeff Tabaco kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license while waiting to hear a decision on whether same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California August 12, 2010 in San Francisco.

‘Death Penalty For Gays’ Ballot Initiative May Be Allowed To Proceed Under California Law

A ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who “touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification” is moving forward because constitutionally, there is really no way to stop it, despite the neo-Nazi nature of the proposed law.

03/20/2015

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‘Erotic Service Providers’ Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 Ban

The Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.

03/05/2015

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Eric Holder Hosts Oakland Roundtable On Police-Community Relations In Wake Of Violent Protests Last Year

Attorney General Eric Holder will be in Oakland to talk about law enforcement and community relations.

02/05/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Kamala Harris To Run For U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to announce on Tuesday that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Not Running For Boxer’s U.S. Senate Seat In 2016

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom posted on Facebook Monday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Barbara Boxer will give up in 2016.

01/12/2015

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CA Attorney General Warns Smartphone Location Apps Can Expose Consumers To Thefts, Other Crimes

With certain apps, once a picture is shared online, it reveals exactly where the photo was taken and can expose the consumer or their family to the risk of theft or physical harm, particularly for stalking or domestic abuse victims

12/23/2014

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