State legislation watch
At the state level, we are preparing to push against legislation that would criminalize dissent and assault treaty rights:
Some good news came out this week about proposed legislation to abolish the death penalty: http://www.atg.wa.gov/news/news-releases/ag-ferguson-proposes-bipartisan-bill-end-washington-s-death-penalty.
Locally, Bellingham residents can sign on to this petition to city council for a sanctuary ordinance from the Blue Group. Supporters should plan to wear blue and join the Blue Group at next week’s council meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23.
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