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US Politics & Gov't

Los Angeles: Police Responding to Protest Against 'War With Syria,' 1 Arrested Already
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syria, Protesters, Arrests, California, obama, government, ethics, constitution, americans, usa, war, propaganda, lies )

- 1498 days ago -
"Anti-war in Syria protest has drawn a couple of hundred protestors to Hollywood and Highland. Traffic is terrible. Avoid the area."
Will Judge Allow Mass Fish Kill? Court Fight Underway To Save Salmon Run
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: salmon, extinction, Chinook salmon, mass fish kill, industrial agribusiness, California, fishing business, fishermen )

- 1520 days ago -
Tens of thousands of salmon may die in the next few weeks if a judge lets California agribusiness seize the river water they need to spawn. Even now, the fish are lining up for their annual run. Stay atop this breaking issue as Earthjustice fights in cour
Conclude Investigating the Secret $11M Funneled Into California ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prop 32, Super Pacs, California, Arizona, elections, donat )

- 1552 days ago -
The hypocrisy behind Prop 32 became clear when proponents accepted an $11 million donation in October 2012 from 'Americans for Responsible Leadership', a Super PAC from Arizona which refused to disclose its donors.
The Land of Milk and Honey Once More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, California, National Example, Progressives, economy )

- 1794 days ago -
California's new electorate, derived from exit polling data, is multiracial, younger, more liberal, not very religious and less likely to be married with children. ... The long reign of older white voters is coming to an end. ... "
Death Penalty Proposition: Statement From No on Prop 34
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, death penalty, government, ethics, California )

- 1804 days ago -
FYI from those in California who celebrate the death penalty. We have work to do.
12-Year-Old Rape Victim Called "Negligent" and "Careless" By School District in Legal Papers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, Maraga School district, sexual assault, 12-yr.-old rape victim, "rape culture", media, the law, gossip, Republicans, blaming the victim, Republican John Koster )

- 1807 days ago -
The recent spate of GOP callousness towards rape victims is part of a broader rape culture in our country in which victims of sexual assault are frequently blamed for their own attacks--by gossip, by the media, and also in some cases, legally.
Safe California ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

- 1983 days ago -
Little did I know that the experience prosecuting a death penalty case would profoundly change my views on justice, the death penalty, and crime prevention. Watch my story -- and then share it with every California voter you know:
California District Attorneys: Stop Seeking Death Sentences Until the People Vote in November! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

- 2027 days ago -
The people of California will decide on November 6, 2012 whether to keep the hollow promise of our broken death penalty, or replace it with life in prison with no chance of parole. SAFE California requires inmates to work in high-security prison and to...
Mike Ali Racoon Eyes Kenny Native Canddate for Richmond,Ca. 2012: VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, Politics, California, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, society )

- 2075 days ago -
I support Mike Raccoon Eyes, candidate for City Council of Richmond, California in 2012. I believe his leadership, direction, ideals,and love of not only our Native People, but Turtle Island herself, will be the beginning healing....
Urge California Legislators to Stand Up for Replacing the Death Penalty in California! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death sentence, rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', California )

- 2108 days ago -
"I don't think it is working. It's not effective. We know that." That's how the death penalty was described just days ago by the leader of California's criminal justice system, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the state Supreme Court -- a conservativ
Ask Gov. Schwarzenegger to Release Human Trafficking Victim Sara Kruzan With Time Served - Sign the Petition | Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, life sentence, sex trade, abuse, americans, crime )

- 2519 days ago -
Sixteen-year-old human trafficking victim Sara Kruzan was sentenced to life in prison without parole when, in a desperate act to escape captivity, she shot her pimp. When Sara met G.G., the 31-year-old man who would become her pimp, she was only 11.
Measure to Legalize Marijuana Trails in California, If Polls Are Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elections, Marijuana Legalisation, California, usa, news, media )

- 2550 days ago -
California's Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana use for adults, is trailing 51 percent to 39 percent, a poll released Friday shows. But some say polling on this issue may be problematic.
California Must Continue to Lead on Clean Energy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: op-ed, climate change, california, leading, climate legislation, carbon cost, clean energy )

- 2591 days ago -
Four years ago in Long Beach, I, along with 15 business leaders, met with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and British Prime Minister Tony Blair to discuss how to deploy clean energy around the world. Our message was clear: Adopt policies that put a price on...
Fight for Future of California's Climate Policy Nears Boiling Point - 09 Sep 2010 - BusinessGreen.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: california, climate, climate change, legislation, debate, climate policy, Prop23 )

- 2594 days ago -
Tensions are mounting over a controversial proposition to abolish California's climate change legislation, after the state's leading Senate candidates clashed over the issue and an investment guru challenged a prominent backer of the proposition to a ...
Sign Petition: Reverse Arnold's CA Budget Cuts To Battered Women and Children's Health Care!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, schwartzenegger, bully, california, budget, cuts, domestic, violence, women, children, healthcare, education, HIV, AIDS, testing, prevention, elderly, disabled, blind, sick )

- 2996 days ago -
When Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the CA budget, he used his line-item veto power to slash millions of dollars of funding for children's health care services, HIV/AIDS testing and prevention, domestic violence shelters and many other core programs.

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