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MADD on Prop. 22 + Wedding gowns at the Capitol + Parents for split roll, affirmative action

Good morning and happy Tuesday!

FIRST UP — Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, isn’t shy when it comes to touting the quality of one of his district’s most famous crops.

“World class cannabis comes from the Emerald Triangle (of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties),” he said.

Now that recognition is about to be official and enforce by law.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law, authored by McGuire and inspired by the wine industry, that ties the coveted “appellation of origin” label to the sun and soil of a region.

If you’re a cannabis connoisseur, that’s a big deal. It means Emerald Triangle farmers can market their product to tout their North Coast roots, and potentially gain an advantage over competitors.

MADD FOR PROP 22

The Uber- and Lyft-funded campaign for the ballot measure to re-classify rideshare drivers as independent contractors has secured the endorsement of Mothers Against Drunk Driving,

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Italian women take legal action over foetus graves marked with mothers’ names

A group of more than 100 Italian women have asked prosecutors to investigate who is behind the burial for nearly a decade of foetuses in graves marked with the names of their mothers in a cemetery in Rome.

The practice only came to light last week after one of the women, whose curiosity was sparked after reading about so-called “fields of angels” in local newspapers, discovered a plot with a wooden cross bearing her name and the date on which the foetus was buried at Prima Porta cemetery. She subsequently posted about her experience on Facebook.

Over 100 women have since come together for a potential class action amid a scandal that has also reignited the debate in Italy over the difficulties women have in obtaining safe abortions despite the procedure being legalised in 1978.

Differenza Donna, an activist group that filed the complaint to Rome prosecutors, said the women’s

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Activists call for action on gift ban bill before end of legislative session; four arrested in the process

Chanting “Pass the gift ban. Do your job” and “Stop taking bribes,” about 20 activists gathered in the hallway outside the Capitol office of House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff on Tuesday, demanding action on a bill making it illegal for public employees and officials to accept gifts.

The representatives from MarchOnHarrisburg said they have been waiting for action for four years and came to the Capitol with four members willing to risk arrest to remind House leaders of a pre-pandemic commitment from former House Speaker Mike Turzai and then-House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler to bring up House Bill 1945 for a vote by the full chamber.

It unanimously passed the House State Government Committee last October.

Knowing the Nov. 30 end of the legislative session is drawing near, Beth Taylor, the group’s Lehigh Valley chapter leader, said they don’t want the session to end without both chambers acting on this

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Does Affirmative Action Perpetuate Racism?

Every time we inform children they’re stunning or handsome, we also needs to tell them something else. Beauty can be culturally motivated so in sure eastern cultures ladies with beautiful toes are considered enticing whereas within the Victorian era in England, women with class and grace have been those with easy neck and tiny waist and trendy western women are judged on the premise of their breasts, bottom and lips.

See this moon-like round shape of this woman, neatly designed(by God)nose, full cheeks of this candy younger lady makes us to really feel, that beauty is admittedly immortal. The true beauty of bangles is due to their naturally customizable design; no two ladies can have the exact same look.

It’s no marvel so many individuals feel so sick-equipped to handle these pressures pushed upon men and women. However after all the previous saying is basically true that the inner feeling … Read More

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