• georgia Oct 12, 2019

    California Will Require Abortion Medication at Public Colleges

    California will be the first state to require abortion medication on college campuses under a law signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • San Francisco May 9, 2019

    San Francisco Teacher Forced to Pay Substitute While Battling Cancer

    A San Francisco elementary school teacher battling cancer is being forced to pay her substitute while she receives treatment all because of a state-wide law.

  • Donald Trump Oct 1, 2018

    California Gov. Brown Signs Tough Net Neutrality Bill, Prompts US Lawsuit

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The move prompted an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration.

  • Donald Trump Mar 21, 2018

    Weinstein Co.'s Bankruptcy Could Bring New Wave of Accusers

    Is #MeToo part two on the way? With its bankruptcy, the Weinstein Co. has tossed out the non-disclosure agreements that officials say its co-founder and former CEO Harvey Weinstein wielded as a weapon in his sexual predation, bringing with it the possibility of a whole new wave of victims coming forward. Bankruptcy filings are normally shrouded in the jargon of...

  • Governor Jan 11, 2018

    Some Legislatures Lack Sexual Misconduct Policies, Training

    After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years. A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that almost all legislative chambers now have at least some type of written sexual harassment policy, though...

  • Governor Jan 2, 2018

    California Lawmakers to Confront Sexual Misconduct Scandal

    California lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday. The 2018 legislative year will bring debates over legislation to boost protections for victims and people who report sexual misconduct, as well as both chambers’ continued efforts to improve their own policies for handling misconduct. On...

  • Governor Apr 29, 2017

    Fact Check: 100 Days of Trump Whoppers

    Donald Trump — whom we crowned the “King of Whoppers” when he was a long-shot candidate in 2015 — has held true to form during his first 100 days as president of the United States. In his first hour as president, he painted a dark portrait of a crime-ridden America with a dismal economy. The next day he falsely denied...

  • Attorney Sep 29, 2016

    California Governor Signs Bill Getting Rid of Rape Reporting Limit

    The emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state’s 10-year limit on filing rape and related charges. On Wednesday, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he has approved the legislation to revoke that limitation. Beginning next year, the bill...

  • Attorney Apr 13, 2016

    California Weighs Changing Rape Statute After Bill Cosby Claims

    A California bill prompted in part by prosecutors’ difficulty in pursuing sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday, when it passed a committee that previously had rejected efforts to allow prosecutions for crimes that victims say happened long ago. The bill would eliminate the state’s 10-year statute of limitations on rape and child molestation charges....

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