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Should California become a sanctuary state? Plus: controversial rallies in the Bay Area this weekend

On today’s show, Philip Maldari moderates a debate on The California Values Act SB 54, a bill that would make California a sanctuary state. Arguing for the bill is immigration attorney Saira Hussain and arguing against it is California State Sheriffs’ Association representative Cory Salzillo.

Then, Brian Edwards-Tiekert breaks down the controversy surrounding the pro-Trump “No to Marxism Rally” taking place in Berkeley this weekend. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and self-identified transsexual female, anti-communism organizer of the event Amber Cummings weigh in.

Plus, Brian Edwards-Tiekert and President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors London Breed talk about the “Freedom Rally” set to take place in Crissy Field this Saturday.

Guests:

  • Saira Hussain, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, a legal and civil rights organization out of San Francisco
  • Cory Salzillo, legislative director at California State Sheriffs’ Association, an organization that represents the collective interests of California’s sheriffs
  • London Breed, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors

 

Image: Seal of the Senate of the State of California by wikimedia user Fry1989 under CC BY-SA 3.0, resized

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