How effective is California’s state-funded travel ban to anti-LGBTQ states? The Armenian Diaspora in California is witnessing a humanitarian crisis in their home country. “Harvest Day” for all gardeners takes place this weekend in Sacramento.
Ban on travel to anti-LGBTQ+ states
In 2016, California drew a line in the sand, in the spirit of alliance, by banning state-funded travel to states with anti-LGBTQ+ laws. Since then, what started with a handful of states has expanded to nearly half of the states in the country. It’s akin to asking some California Democrats to reassess the effectiveness of the travel ban — and one in particular wants to backtrack. State Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins has drafted a bill to repeal the state-funded travel ban. The Democrat, who is the first lesbian to lead the California Senate and Assembly, joined Insight earlier this year To argue that the best solution is to raise awareness in states with anti-LGBTQ+ laws, with the goal of building bridges, raising awareness and ending discrimination. CapRadio political journalist Nicole Nixon gives us a better idea of how California’s state-funded travel ban affected both Californians and targeted states.
Armenian diaspora monitors blockade of Azerbaijan
California is home to the largest population of Armenians living outside their home country. Now their attention is on a humanitarian crisis that has been escalating for months as neighboring Azerbaijan has blocked 120,000 Armenians from the rest of the world, depriving them of basic needs, such as food, medicine and medicine. energy. Today on Insight, Eric HacopianCalifornia-based political consultant, analyst and commentator, joins us to take stock of the growing concern over the blockade, the lack of action by world leaders, including the United States, and the role media in international conflicts as well as the challenges of remaining independent.
Whether it’s saving water, creating a worm trap, or attracting pollinators, there’s a lot you can do to create a healthy garden. If you have a green thumb, Sacramento is having a day out extravagant this weekend. Joan of Leon And Pierre Horton are Sacramento County Master Gardeners and joined Insight to discuss harvest day will be held Saturday, August 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.