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Calif. Democrat Introduces Bill to Expand Abortion Access

Calif. Democrat Introduces Bill to Expand Abortion Access

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Democratic Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager has marked the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade by introducing the Abortion Affordability Act.     “Pregnant individuals struggle to overcome barriers to accessing abortion. Whether that’s the distance they have to travel, difficulty in finding child care… or the cost,” Kamlager said. Kamlager’s proposal calls for…MORE

Ballot Boxing 01.18.2020 — Jim Costa, Jim Patterson & Audrea Taylor Decker

Ballot Boxing 01.18.2020 — Jim Costa, Jim Patterson & Audrea Taylor Decker

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Democratic Congressman Jim Costa, Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson, and Audrea Taylor Decker, founder of “im2moro.” Topics include trade, impeachment, Gavin’s Law, the California budget, and motivating younger Americans to vote.  MORE

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