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AG Bonta Co-Leads 22 States to Protect Patients Against Texas’ Attempt to Exclude Abortion from Emergency Healthcare

OAKLAND, May 9, 2023 — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today co-led a multistate coalition in a legal fight to protect Americans’ access to abortions during life-threatening medical emergencies. In an amicus brief, the coalition supported the Biden Administration’s defense of its Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) guidance, which restates hospitals’ obligations under […]

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Bonta: As Attacks on Reproductive Rights Persist, California Will Continue to Lead Nationwide Defense

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2023 — One year after the leak of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, California Attorney General Rob Bonta today joined the Southern California Legal Alliance for Reproductive Justice (SoCal LARJ) to uplift the alliance’s legal aid efforts and the launch of a new hotline. The alliance is made up of law firms across Southern California that […]

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AG Bonta Files Brief to Protect the Safety of Children Online, Maintain California Law Protecting the Privacy of Minors

OAKLAND, April 24, 2023 — California Attorney General Rob Bonta filed a brief in defense of California’s law requiring companies to prioritize the online privacy, safety, and well-being of children over commercial interests. The brief seeks to block an effort by an online trade association representing companies such as Google, Meta, Amazon, Twitter, and TikTok challenging the […]

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Attorney General Bonta Supports Federal Challenge to Court Order Restricting Medication Abortion Access

OAKLAND, April 10, 2023 — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today joined a multistate coalition of 24 states in support of the Biden Administration’s challenge to a recent Texas district court ruling severely restricting Americans’ access to reproductive care. In a ruling issued on Friday in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al. v. FDA, the U.S. District […]

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AG Bonta Stands with President Biden in Calling for Stronger Action Nationwide to Protect the Public from Gun Violence

MONTEREY PARK, March 14, 2023 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued the following statement on President Biden’s executive order taking nationwide action to prevent gun violence. Today, Attorney General Bonta will join the President in in Monterey Park to underscore the need for strong measures to reduce gun violence across the United States,including universal background checks before firearms sales, increased […]

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AG Bonta Statement on Supreme Court Order Denying R.J. Reynolds’ Attempt to Block CA’s Flavored Tobacco Ban from Taking Effect

OAKLAND, Calif – California Attorney General Rob Bonta yesterday issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s order denying R.J. Reynolds’ emergency application for a writ of injunction to prevent SB 793, California’s ban on flavored tobacco products, from taking effect later this month.  “Flavored tobacco products have hooked a new generation of young smokers at a time when tobacco is already the number one preventable […]

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AG Bonta Provides Guidance to Californians Considering Investing in Cryptocurrency

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today urged Californians to stay informed and protect their money when investing in the cryptocurrency market. In recent years, cryptocurrency has risen in popularity as a form of digital investment, and it is important to remember that the cryptocurrency market is highly volatile and there is no government guarantee or insurance for crypto […]

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AG Bonta Leads 21 States in Urging FDA to Approve Country’s First Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pill

OAKLAND, November 4, 2022 — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced leading a multistate coalition of 21 attorneys general in submitting a letter urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve over-the-counter (OTC) birth control pills that meet applicable safety and efficacy standards, including a pending application for the nation’s first OTC […]

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AG Bonta Leads Multistate Coalition in Comment Letter Supporting the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs’ Rule Expanding Access to Abortion Care

OAKLAND, October 11, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today led a multistate coalition of 23 attorneys general in filing a comment letter supporting the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) interim final rule that removes exclusions on abortion counseling and establishes broader access to abortion care for veterans and their beneficiaries. The VA’s new […]

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AG Bonta Releases California Criminal Justice Statistical Reports for 2021

OAKLAND, August 25, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced the release of the annual Homicide in California, Crime in California, Use of Force Incident Reporting, and Juvenile Justice in California statistical reports. The reports provide policymakers, researchers, law enforcement, and members of the public with vital statewide information on criminal justice statistics […]

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Attorneys General Bonta and James Lead Multistate Coalition in Amicus Brief Challenging Idaho’s Near Total Ban on Abortion

OAKLAND, August 16, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 21 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of the federal government’s motion for preliminary injunction to stop enforcement of Idaho’s near total ban on abortion. The brief, filed in United States of America v. Idaho, […]

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AG Bonta and Governor Newsom Announce Federal Moratorium on New Oil and Gas Drilling in Central California

OAKLAND, August 1, 2022 – California Attorney General Bonta, Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced a settlement with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (Bureau) prohibiting new oil and gas leasing in Central California […]

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AG Bonta Leads Coalition Calling for Federal Privacy Protections that Maintain Strong State Oversight

OAKLAND, July 19, 2022 –California Attorney General Rob Bonta today led a coalition of nine attorneys general in urging Congress to respect the role of states to enforce and provide for strong consumer privacy laws while advancing legislation enacting long-overdue privacy protections nationwide. The states call on Congress to create a baseline of consumer privacy laws that do not preempt states’ ability to respond with legislation to address changing technology […]

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AG Bonta Issues Legal Guidance for Law Enforcement Responding to Unlawful Lockouts and Self-Help Evictions

OAKLAND, July 13, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued legal guidance about steps law enforcement officers should take to prevent and respond to unlawful lockouts and self-help evictions. The California Department of Justice’s Housing Strike Force has received reports of landlords trying to “evict” tenants by changing the locks on rental properties, […]

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AG Bonta Affirms His Support for Commonsense Gun Laws in Response to Supreme Court Decision on New York’s Conceal and Carry Laws

SACRAMENTO, June 23, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta reaffirmed his support for commonsense gun laws in response to an opinion issued today by the U.S. Supreme Court in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen. In Bruen, the Court held that New York’s requirement that a person show “proper cause” in order to receive […]

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AG Bonta Defends State Housing Law Allowing Subdivision of Single-Family Lots

OAKLAND, June 22, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today filed an answer in defense of Senate Bill (SB) 9, which allows homeowners to build up to four residential units on a single-family lot. SB 9 was part of a package of bills passed by the Legislature last year to alleviate California’s housing crisis. In March, four Southern California cities […]

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AG Bonta Issues Consumer Alert Warning Californians That Crisis Pregnancy Centers Do Not Offer Abortion or Comprehensive Reproductive Care

SAN DIEGO – In the face of unprecedented threats to reproductive freedom, California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued a consumer alert warning Californians seeking reproductive health services about the limited and potentially misleading nature of the services provided by crisis pregnancy centers. Crisis pregnancy centers attempt to discourage people facing unintended pregnancies from accessing abortion care. While crisis pregnancy centers may advertise a full range of reproductive […]

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AG Bonta, Gov. Newsom, and CARB Lead Coalition in Defense of California’s Waiver for Clean Car Standards

OAKLAND, May 19, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) today led a multistate coalition in filing a motion to intervene in defense of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to restore California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act for its greenhouse gas (GHG) and […]

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AG Bonta Leads Coalition in Urging EPA to Strengthen Regulation of Heavy-Duty Trucks

OAKLAND, May 16, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today, leading a coalition of 19 attorneys general, urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to impose stronger regulations to address nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions and other harmful pollutants from heavy-duty trucks. NOx, a smog-forming pollutant that exacerbates asthma and other health problems, has outsized impacts on communities of color and […]

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AG Bonta Issues Statement on Dismissal of Murder Charge Against Adora Perez for Loss of Pregnancy

OAKLAND, May 9, 2022 – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued the following statement on the Kings County District Attorney’s decision to dismiss the criminal charge against Adora Perez for the loss of her pregnancy: “With reproductive rights under attack across the nation, the dismissal of the murder charge against Adora Perez is a […]

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