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Kevin Shenkman: Ending Democracy as We Know It in Southern California?

Kevin Shenkman might be regarded as one of the most prolific civil rights lawyers of his generation. But to many Southern California residents, Kevin Shenkman is a greedy, bullying do-gooder from Malibu who is creating racial divisions where they do not exist.

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

Robbery police stand behind a crime scene tape near the site of a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016

FBI: Legit Hate Crimes More Prevalent in Blue States

African-Americans and whites continue to be the largest targets of hate crimes which are most common in traditional blue states, newly released Federal Bureau of Investigation data reveal.

Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is wanted in connection with a bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood that injured 29 people

Latinos in New Jersey Rethink Embrace of Muslim Immigrants After Bombings

“I used to think we were all immigrants, all the same people who came here for a better life. Now I’m not so sure,” a Colombian-American neighbor of First American Fried Chicken, the business linked to Afghan-American suspected terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami, told the Los Angeles Times.

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Hispanic Activist: Democrats are ‘Racist’, ‘Don’t Care About Us’

LOS ANGELES — Jorge Herrera, 31, an American-born Hispanic activist, unloaded on the Democratic Party this week, detailing his belief that despite pretending they are “all-inclusive” and the party for minorities, in reality Democrats are “racist” and “don’t care about us.”

Latinos for Donald Trump in Anaheim (Associated Press)

Study: Latinos Live Forever, ¡Para Siempre!

A UCLA study of seven ethnic groups concluded that Latinos age more slowly than the other ethnic groups analyzed. “Latinos live longer than Caucasians, despite experiencing higher rates of diabetes and other diseases. Scientists refer to this as the ‘Hispanic

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Report: 1 in 3 Non-Citizen Latino Immigrants Engage in U.S. Politics

the study used data collected from a survey called the “Latino Immigrant National Election Study (LINES)” to look at the behavior of Latino-non citizens during the 2012 presidential election cycle. Jones-Correa and James McCann’s report will be published in the The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. Its findings were first reported by NBC News.

A woman hoods a sign expressing Latino support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at his campaign rally at the Orange County Fair and Event Center, April 28, 2016, in Costa Mesa, California. Trump is vying for votes in the June 7 California primary election in hope of narrowing the …

American Latinos for Trump Blast Politico: ‘I’m an American First’

American Latinos for Donald Trump expressed outrage on Monday against the mainstream media for coverage given to Hispanics who support Trump – specifically pointing to a Politico article published on Sunday titled, “The lonely lives of Latinos for Trump.”

Latinos for Donald Trump in Anaheim (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

L.A. Times Amazed to Find Latinos Who Support Trump

Los Angeles Times columnist Robin Abcarian visited the Donald Trump rally in Fresno last Friday, and reported that she found Latinos who actually support the Republican candidate.

Nevada Latino Protest (Isaac Brekken / Associated Press)

Nevada Latinos Split Among Hillary, Bernie by Age

Nevada’s Democratic Latino voters are divided over support for Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), with the older population backing the former secretary of state and the younger, millennial-oriented demographic supporting Sanders.

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End-Of-Life Bill Sneaks Through to Assembly

The End-of-Life Option Act, SB 128, which seemed dead this summer when it failed to exit the California Assembly Health Committee, was resurrected in August with a new name, AB X2-15, and may be passed by the Assembly this week.

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How Many Latinos Need to Support Republicans for There to Be Future Conservative Presidents?

(Ferenstein Wire) — White Americans are slowly dwindling into the minority, which poses big problems for Republicans. Democrats’ popularity with minorities has helped them snag the presidency in recent elections. By 2024, Republicans may need to blow past George Bush’s 2004 historic record with Latinos (44 percent) in order to ever have a shot again at another conservative president.

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¡Viva California! Latinos Now Outnumber Whites

As of July 1, 2014, the Census counted 14.99 million Latinos and 14.92 million whites, making California the second state in which Latinos outnumber whites, after New Mexico. Laura Hill, from the Public Policy Institute of California, told the Sacramento Bee, “What’s mostly going is the difference in birth rates in Latinos and non-Hispanic whites.”

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Aid-in-Dying Bill May Fail Due to SoCal Democrat Latinos

California Senate Bill 128, which allows terminally ill people to end their own lives, has looked like a shoo-in for passage, but suddenly some key southern California legislators may stand in the way.

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Forget Prop 209–Use Race to Help Latinos, Says Study

According to The Campaign for College Opportunity, a nonprofit organization, the paucity of Latinos in California with a college degree represents a problem that should be solved by allowing the state’s public universities to use race or ethnicity as a factor in weighing an applicant’s qualifications.

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Leftist Group Exposé Smears LIBRE Initiative with Old Information

This week, the liberal organization People for the American Way (PFAW) published a laughable smear attacking a conservative group as being “Koch-funded” and “targeting Hispanic voters” as a exposé, when this information has been publicly available for years.

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Latinos Pushing Antonio Villaraigosa for Senate

California Latinos, frustrated because of the seeming anointment of California Attorney General Kamala Harris to replace Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate and the Democratic Party’s apparent willingness to ignore the huge Latino bloc in the state, have launched a campaign to raise the profile of Latino candidates, most notably former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.