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Governor Signs Bill to Eliminate Sex Work Loitering Law for Which Police Disproportionately Arrest Black People

By Taylor Walker Under a newly signed bill, police in California will no longer be able to enforce a section of the penal code that leads to the disproportionate arrests of Black and trans residents when officers deem them to be loitering “with the intent to commit prostitution.”  Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced SB […]