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California Lawmakers Say Guardsmen Shouldn't Be Paying Back Re-Enlist Bonuses

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — It’s being called an outrage: California National Guard soldiers being told to pay back bonuses they received to re-enlist.

Help is on the way for those soldiers. 329 more words


Rep. Speier Introduces Intimate Privacy Protection Act

California Congresswoman Jackie Speier, joined by Reps. Katherine Clark (MA-5), Ryan Costello (PA-6), Gregory Meeks (NY-5), and Thomas Rooney (FL-17),  has introduced Intimate Privacy Protection Act (IPPA) to create a national ban on revenge porn.   351 more words

Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY (KPIX) — Advocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City. … 186 more words


California Democrats Hold National Day of Action On Gun Violence Prevention

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — In California, and around the country, politicians are planning to take part in Wednesday’s National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention. 545 more words


Brock Turner's Internet Week

Brock Turner’s Internet Week

On Thursday June 2, Brock Turner, a one-time top swimming prospect at Stanford University, was sentenced to six-months in county jail for an attempted rape of an unconscious woman behind a campus dumpster in January 2015, below both the 2-year minimum and 14-year maximum sentence he might have served in state prison. 2,076 more words

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US to ban "Burner" phones under law requiring the personal details of the purchaser

According to congresswoman Jackie Speier, The bill would “close one of the most significant gaps in our ability to track and prevent acts of terror, drug trafficking, and modern-day slavery”. 168 more words

General Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert S. Williams for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as commander, Continental U.S. 50 more words

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