Bill to Ban Carotid Artery/Chokehold Restraints Headed to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif ---- In response to the pivotal death of George Floyd and hundreds of other suspects subjected to the carotid artery/chokehold law enforcement technique, the California Assembly voted overwhelmingly (54-0) to approve AB 1196 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson).

Assemblymember Gipson on the passing of U.S. Representative John R. Lewis

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus, offers condolences and prayers to the family of U.S. Representative John R. Lewis.

“Congressman John R, Lewis was a giant whose life was spent in the pursuit of racial justice. This sharecropper’s son valiantly marched and strived for equality and civil rights for all.