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Legislature targets BB guns 20

SACRAMENTO — Last year, Gov. Jerry Brown signed 11 gun control bills into law and vetoed seven. More gun bills are on the firing line this year — even banning some BB guns. On Jan. 28, the California Senate passed Senate

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Can liberty in America be saved in 2014?

What will Liberty look like in 2014? And no, it’s not a car. Liberty is something we often hear about, but isn’t exactly a topic of discussion at dinner parties. If we don’t really know what liberty is, how will

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Fair share politics and universal preschool

A national non-profit organization which promotes “progressive values” plans to deliver 1,000 petition signatures today to U.S. Rep. Ami Bera’s district office today in Rancho Cordova, calling for Congress to pass the “Start Strong for America’s Children Act.” California Fair Share

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Referendum advances to repeal bathroom bill

Organized and run by Privacy for All Students, a potential  referendum, if approved by California voters, would repeal AB 1266, commonly known as the transgender school bathroom bill. By Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, AB 1266’s language says “that a pupil

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Gerawan Farming workers win right to vote on union contract

Gerawan Farming workers just won a huge battle against the United Farm Workers — they are finally going to get the chance to vote on whether or not to allow the UFW to represent workers or to send the UFW

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New dose of Obamacare pain arriving by mail

After nearly four years of covering the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” it's hard not to laugh at a story today in the San Jose Mercury News about two San Francisco Bay Area Obama voters who

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State game wardens oppose lead ammo ban

There are more than a dozen gun-control bills sitting on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk, awaiting his signature or veto. Brown has been uncharacteristically quiet about his stance on gun control. Noticing Brown's silence, the association representing active and retired state

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FPPC imposes regulation on political bloggers

The California Fair Political Practices Commission just ruled this week to require campaign committees to report to the State who they pay to post “favorable or unfavorable” content on blogs, social media or online videos, on their campaign finance statements. The

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CA’s 14 anti-gun bills target legal gun owners 39

Criminals don’t register their guns with authorities. Despite this indisputable fact, the California Legislature recently passed 14 gun control bills, taking aim at citizens who legally own guns. California lawmakers are ignoring the historic recall last week of two Colorado state

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Boy Scouts and youth groups safe from CA lawmakers… for now

SACRAMENTO — A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of their tax exemption has been shelved… for now. Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, decided Thursday to sideline his bill to eliminate the tax-exempt status of nonprofit youth groups that do

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