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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 08, 2020

California Progressive Politicians Turning Away Campaign Cash From Cops

Earlier this week, three county prosecutors and George Gascon, who is campaigning to become聽 district attorney of Los Angeles, wrote a letter to the state bar association urging the organization to prohibit D.A. candidates from receiving campaign contributions from law enforcement unions […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 06, 2020

George Gasc贸n On Policing, Arrests And The Latest Unrest Across LA And The Nation

A coalition of current and former elected prosecutors, including former San Francisco District Attorney George Gasc贸n, has urged the State Bar to implement a new rule that would reduce political influence from law enforcement unions over decisions made by prosecutors. Today on AirTalk, Larry sits down with Gasc贸n to discuss the latest with mass protests […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 06, 2020

California DAs Call for Ban on Police Union Money And Endorsements in Prosecutorial Election

The Los Angeles police union (LAPPL), through two PACs, spent $1 million toward defeating Gasc贸n, who is opposing incumbent Jackie Lacey in a November runoff election for district attorney. […]
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Campaign News - In the News | May 18, 2020

Gasc贸n States Excessive Force Case Needs 鈥楢n Independent Advocate,鈥 Not a 鈥楳ulti-Million Dollar Pawn鈥

LOS ANGELES, CA 鈥 LA District Attorney candidate George Gasc贸n criticized the current DA鈥檚 approach to excessive force cases among officers in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), especially in regard to an excessive force case in Boyle Heights. He stated, 鈥淎ngelenos need an independent advocate who knows the law and is unafraid to hold […]
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Campaign News - In the News | May 16, 2020

Los Angeles needs a new approach to justice: George Gasc贸n

Outbreaks of coronavirus in jails and prisons are turning lethal for the accused and sheriff鈥檚 deputies alike. The situation is another fatality of mass incarceration, a system of injustice that led us to cram thousands of non-violent offenders into cages. For better or worse, this dynamic will define the arc of criminal justice reform. But […]
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