Los Angeles City Council Calls for Statewide TRUST Act

September 04, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

Today the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution introduced by Councilmember Gil Cedillo endorsing the statewide TRUST Act (AB4) and calling upon Governor Jerry Brown to sign it into law as written.
The Council joins a growing chorus of support for the compromise bill including 28 Congressional reps300 faith leaders, and prominent law enforcement leaders.

Viewpoints: Bill would help California limit deportations – Viewpoints – The Sacramento Bee

From the time of Solomon up to the present day, balance – the art of finding an equitable middle ground – has been a central principle of justice. To uphold that principle,I believe that Gov. Jerry Brown needs to champion the current version of the TRUST Act – Assembly Bill 4 – and resist misguided efforts by some to gut the bill. The measure by…

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