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Homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes California Assembly committee

California’s homeless “bill of rights” is one step closer to a full vote after being passed by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco, would allow homeless people in California to legally sit, sleep and ask for donations……

California Assembly panel approves resolution condemning Citizens United ruling

The California Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a resolution to call upon the United States Congress send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The ruling struck down key provisions of the federal McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform law and gave…