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The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. Yet across the country there are increasing barriers to the ballot box due to purges of voter rolls, strict identification requirements, cutbacks in early voting, and many other obstacles. Even here in California, there are many who are disenfranchised. Join Joseph Pace and guests and they examine infringements of the right to vote and the potential impacts on mid-term elections.

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Many of California’s elected officials have been speaking out against President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. 

"Surveillance Screen" by Flickr user marcokalmann, Cropped from original: http://bit.ly/2gtOTvn

 

While he was running for President, Donald Trump made it clear he’d be willing to spy on Muslims. "I want surveillance of certain mosques, if that's okay. And you know what?" Trump said, "We've had it before and we'll have it again."

 

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Supreme Court rejects appeal to reclassify cannabis… Governor Brown vetoes drug sentencing bill… Lt. Governor Newsom heads ACLU legalization panel… Safety warnings… Dalai Lama warns against “crazy mind”… and more.

LEGISLATION & LEGALIZATION