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CA Senate Democrats Kill Sex Ed Permission Bill

CA Senate Democrats Kill Sex Ed Permission Bill

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Democrats in the California Senate have blocked a controversial bill, which sought to require that parents sign permission slips, for kids between kindergarten and 6th grade to receive sexual education.     Under the California Healthy Youth Act, students automatically attend sex ed classes at some point, unless parents opt them out.…MORE

Gun Background Checks Set to Reach a Record

Gun Background Checks Set to Reach a Record

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Background checks on gun purchases are climbing toward a record high for this year.     The firearms industry claims people are rushing to buy weapons, in reaction to the Democratic candidates’ calls for tighter restrictions. By the end of last month, more than 25.4 million background checks, which are generally seen…MORE

Ballot Boxing 11.30.19 — Jim Costa & Curtis Houck

Ballot Boxing 11.30.19 — Jim Costa & Curtis Houck

Guests on Ballot Boxing this weekend are Congressman Jim Costa, who’s running for reelection in the 16th Congressional District, and Curits Houck, managing editor of the conservative-leaning NewsBusters.  MORE

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Holds Green New Deal Rally at Fresno City College

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Holds Green New Deal Rally at Fresno City College

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Sen. Bernie Sanders held a Green New Deal rally Friday evening at Fresno City College, as the Democratic-Socialist candidate seeks to gather more support in the Golden State, in which he’s struggled.       Aaron Abeytia Aaron Abeytia anchors afternoon newscasts on News/Talk 580 & 105.9 KMJ. Read More…        …MORE

FBI: CA Has Highest Number Of Hate Crimes

FBI: CA Has Highest Number Of Hate Crimes

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — 15 percent of the country’s hate crimes were reported in the Golden State during 2018     A new FBI report shows that there were at least 1,063 such crimes in California last year, 88 of which were in the Central Valley. Investigators say ancestry, race and ethnicity are the top reasons,…MORE