Assemblyman Kevin McCarty

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California Democrat Pushes To Ensure Teachers Can’t Shoot Back

Democrat Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) is pushing a bill to guarantee teachers will be unarmed and unable to shoot back should an attack occur — though there have been zero incidents or accidents with armed teachers in California.

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CA Lawmaker: Local District Attorneys Too Often Give Police Benefit of Doubt

California Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) believes local district attorneys too often give police the benefit of the doubt in investigations where police fatally shoot suspects, and he wants to remedy that by adding an oversight board to impartially investigate every shooting.