Neon Nettle –
Black Lives Matter leaders are urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) to reject Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) as the state’s new attorney general, warning he is self-serving and racist.
BLM leaders are among dozens of prominent opponents calling on Newsom to consider Schiff’s track record, which activists say shows he has a history of abusing his power to target and “punish” minorities.
The response follows recently surfaced reports that Newsom was being lobbied to appoint Schiff as California’s next AG.
However, some of the most prominent criminal justice reform advocates in the state have now banded together to express their “strong opposition.” more