FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2015
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Confederate States of America Ban Passes Final Senate Test
Huff a Co-Author SB 539, the Frederick Douglass Liberty Act
SACRAMENTO: Legislation that would prohibit all public schools, buildings, parks, roadways and other state-owned property from using names associated with Confederate military and elected leaders passed off the Senate Floor today and will be sent to the Governor for his signature consideration. SB 539, authored by Senator Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa) and co-authored by Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas), passed with a solid majority of 31 ‘aye’ votes.
SB 539 would apply to all elected leaders of the Confederacy and military generals. Continue reading