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Why I’m voting YES on 62 and NO on 66

Editors’ Note: This week’s post, the final installment in our pre-election #PropDropFriday series, addresses the morally bereft system of capital punishment. Californians have before them two propositions concerning the death penalty, only one of which calls for its outright abolition, a

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Why I Am Voting YES on PROP V

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Editors’ note: As a social justice organization, GLIDE supports Proposition V, which would add a one-cent-per-ounce tax on beverages with added sugar to help reduce the health problems, such as diabetes, brought on by consuming too much sugar. We view this

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Vote NO on Props P and U: Housing Is a Human Right

Editors’ note: P and U are two of the more potentially misleading propositions that San Francisco residents will find on the November ballot. And P & U concern one of the most important issues facing residents of this city: affordable housing.

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Why I Am Voting NO on PROP Q

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San Francisco’s Proposition Q would ban tents on the city’s sidewalks. Police and city workers would ticket tents and impound them along with all of their occupants’ possessions the next day. Right now, there’s a sense of urgency regarding homelessness,

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Why I Am Voting YES on PROP 63

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Prop 63 closes nonsensical loopholes in California’s otherwise sensible gun laws, making us all safer and assuring California continues to lead the country in gun safety. We can be proud of the fact that California leads the nation in gun safety

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Why I Am Voting YES on PROP 64

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Prop 64 is a significant step toward ending the second-class citizenry created by our draconian drug laws. I am a former drug-war prisoner who became politicized after experiencing the corruption, abuse of power and oppression that is systemic in the

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Why I Am Voting YES on PROP N

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Editorial note: With the following post by GLIDE’s Theresa Calderon we continue a weekly series of opinion pieces in the run-up to Election Day November 8, discussing propositions on the ballot of particular importance to our communities. Proposition N, or

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Our GLIDE crew showing up for the #SFwomensmarch! @womensmarchbayarea From GLIDE's participation in the SF Women's March! @womensmarchbayarea Tens of thousands assembling now at Civic Center preparing to march in solidarity for justice and equality #womensmarchsf #radicalinclusion #unconditionallove GLIDE remains proud of its more than 50-year history of activism in the name of radical inclusion, acceptance and #unconditionallove. Advocacy for the underserved, marginalized & persecuted remains core to our work and the values that guide us. This is why we march. Read our recent blog from #Eyeontheball to learn more about this weekend's events. https://glidesf.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/eye-on-the-ball-places-to-be-on-inauguration-day/

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