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LEADING NATIONAL AND STATE ADVOCACY GROUPS, BEN & JERRY’S, AND THE SACRAMENTO BEE ENDORSE PROPOSITION 17 – Civilrights.org

| October 16, 2020

YES on Prop 17 Will Restore Voting Rights to Nearly 50,000 Californians Who Have Completed Prison Terms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContacts:Shay Franco-Clausen, [emailprotected], 408-966-8157Rafael Medina, [emailprotected], 202.869.0390 SACRAMENTO, CA Today, the Yes On Prop 17 campaign announced a wide array of endorsements from leading national and state advocacy groups, Ben & Jerrys, and The Sacramento Bee in favor of Proposition 17, a measure on the November ballot that would restore the right to vote for nearly 50,000 Californians who have completed their prison terms. Among the latest wave of national endorsers are Color Of Change PAC, Human Rights Watch, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., National Urban League, R Street Institute, The Sentencing Project, and UnidosUS

What You Need to Know About The Trial of the Chicago 7 – The New York Times

| October 16, 2020

Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne) and Rennie Davis (Alex Sharp) were in charge of the National Mobilization Committees Chicago office, and both were former leaders of the Students for a Democratic Society. Hayden was an established organizer of student protests, including the occupation of campus buildings at Columbia University. Davis, the only defendant other than Hoffman to testify, offered a powerful account in court of his experience in Grant Park during the week of the convention, when multiple officers beat him to the point of losing consciousness

Gateway to Radicalization: Wisconsin cultivates extremism with ties to Michigan insurrection group – Milwaukee Independent

| October 16, 2020

Experts who track extremists say the loosely organized groups can serve as a gateway to radicalization and in extreme cases, that can lead to planned acts of domestic terrorism such as those described in the Michigan plot. Some of these groups deny being anti-government extremists. On the Three Percenters website, the organization states: We are NOT a militia.

Affirmative Action on the Ballot: A Closer Look at Prop 16 – Fullerton Observer

| October 16, 2020

Californians are voting on a number of propositions that deal with a wide variety of issues this election season. Heres a closer look at Proposition 16, which deals with affirmative action


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