California has become the first state in the nation to outlaw the odious so-called “gay panic” and “trans panic” defenses in criminal prosecutions.  ADL is proud to have supported this bill – AB 2501 – which Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on September 27, 2014. In California and around the nation, criminal defendants…
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October 2, 2014

California is once again leading the promotion of civil rights by banning school suspensions for K-3rd grade students and expulsions for all students under the often-abused “willful defiance” standard in the Education Code.  As part of our mission to fight bigotry of all kinds, ADL has a long history of supporting equal access to quality…
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