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Equality California Statement on President Trump’s Unconstitutional Memorandum Seeking to Exclude Undocumented People from Congressional Redistricting
July 21, 2020 at 12:04 pm

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July 21, 2020

CONTACT: Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (973) 476-3770/EMAIL: press@eqca.org

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Tuesday seeking to exclude undocumented people from being counted in congressional reapportionment in direct violation of Section 2 of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, released the following statement from Executive Director Rick Chavez Zbur:

“The president’s memorandum is stupid, racist and unconstitutional.”


Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org

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