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    Governor signs Wieckowski bill to improve protection of cyber retaliation victims

    Confidentiality protections are expanded in SB 157 to prevent revealing identifying characteristics in court cases Sacramento – Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to enhance privacy protections for victims of cyber retaliation (revenge porn) who are using a pseudonym in their court case was signed into law this week by Governor...
  • A report summarizing four decades of research concludes that immigrants benefit U.S. communities and do not increase crime. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Immigrants Do Not Increase Crime, Research Shows

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – As President Donald Trump continues to make good on promises to deport undocumented immigrants – with some in Colorado seeking protection in sanctuary churches – a new study shows U.S. cities with large immigrant populations experience lower rates of crime. Contrary to...
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    Statement on Orlando Shooting

    Santa Clara County / CALIFORNIA The Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission and Office of Human Relations are releasing the following statement to join the Nation and the LGBTQ community in grieving the victims of Orlando’s mass shooting that left 49 dead and 53 injured, and condemning the unspeakable act...
  • A new report says five percent of California’s children have a parent who is incarcerated during at least some of their youth. (markrhiggins/iStockphoto)

    Mass Incarceration

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service SAN FRANCISCO – Five percent of children in the Golden State have a parent who is or has been incarcerated, that’s more than a half-million kids, according to a new report. Researchers from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that nationally, more than 5...