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).
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Today, Assembly Bill 2655 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) passed in the Legislature and now makes its way onto Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk for his consideration.
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- After a successful concurrent vote this week, Assembly Bill 901 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) has passed in the Legislature and now makes its way onto Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk for his consideration.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) released the following statement on the California’s June Revision State Budget:
SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) released the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals):
An excerpt from SPECTRUM 1 NEWS
by Danille Prado
The carotid restraint technique involves putting pressure on the side of the neck to restrict the flow of blood.
A Los Angeles legislator, who is also a former police officer, is calling for a statewide ban. Assembly member Mike Gipson, D-Carson, introduced AB 1196, which would make it illegal for officers to use the carotid hold to detain a suspect.
“This measure is a response to the murder of brother George Floyd,” Gipson said at a press conference.
SACRAMENTO, CA --- In response to the death of George Floyd, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) has introduced AB 1196, making it illegal to use a carotid artery restraint tactic to forcibly detain a suspect. The bill is co-authored by members of the CA Black Caucus, Latino Caucus, API, and LGBTQ Caucus.