September

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West Hollywood becomes first U.S. city to ban sale of fur

For the first time in this country's history, the Californian city of West Hollywood has banned the sale of fur, in keeping with its tradition of upholding the values of animals and their wellbeing.

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Covered California rolls out education campaign for October enrollment

Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.

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End of prisoners' hunger strike marks new phase in struggle

In a dramatic announcement Sept. 5, leaders of the nine-week-long hunger strike by California prison inmates said they are suspending their strike.

 

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Calif. prison hunger strike nears two-month mark

The strikers' core demands include ending long-term solitary confinement and group punishment, and offering SHU inmates more constructive programs and activities.