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Lawmaker seeks bar review of lawyer who filed ‘gay death penalty’ proposal

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Ricardo Lara
State Senator Ricardo Lara says the Orange County attorney's proposal isn’t just offensive, but a violation of the California bar’s code of conduct for attorneys. [...]

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Calif. bill that would penalize Boy Scouts’ tax exempt status shelved

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Ricardo Lara
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization's refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes to pass. [...]

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Calif. Senate committee advances transgender student rights bill

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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SACRAMENTO -- A California Senate committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would require public schools to respect a transgender student’s gender identity in all school programs, activities, and facilities. [...]

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California law would remove tax exempt status for anti-gay Boy Scouts

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Ricardo Lara
A California state Senator on Tuesday introduced legislation that would remove the state's tax exempt status for any youth group -- including the Boy Scouts of America -- that bans members on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity [...]

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