The Internationale

The Internationale

The Internationale is traditionally sung at the close of each meeting of the State Central Committee. Though there are many versions of this song ...

Election 2022: What Does it Mean for the Socialist Left? – a Suds, Snacks & Socialism online forum

Election 2022: What Does it Mean for the Socialist Left? – a Suds, Snacks & Socialism online forum

Peace & Freedom Party’s co-sponsored Suds, Snacks & Socialism monthly forum series continues via Zoom on Saturday, January 7, with the dis...

PFP joins 1,000 UC workers in Oakland action

PFP joins 1,000 UC workers in Oakland action

Over one thousand University of California academic workers gathered in Oakland’s Snow Park on November 28, 2022, and marched to the office of the...

2021-22 California State Legislative session: Final status of bills

2021-22 California State Legislative session: Final status of bills

The 2021-22 California State Legislative session has ended, with the final status of all bills and other legislation now known. For this session,...

43rd annual Take Back the Night rally held in California capital

43rd annual Take Back the Night rally held in California capital

On the evening of October 15, 20 cosponsoring organizations, including the Peace & Freedom Party of Sacramento County central committee and fr...

It’s Not Just Six Republicans: Abolish the Supreme Court!

It’s Not Just Six Republicans: Abolish the Supreme Court!

This article is an opinion piece written by a frequent Peace &Fr eedom Party voter. While many of us agree substantially with the content, the...

Support the Peace and Freedom Party

Support the Peace and Freedom Party

California's socialist and feminist political party urges you to: Register to vote with the Peace and Freedom Party Become a supporting membe...

California-based corporations pay less in taxes today than in the 1980s

California-based corporations pay less in taxes today than in the 1980s

The Peace and Freedom Party stands with the slogan "Tax the rich and their corporations." As socialists we want society as a whole to cooperativel...

Los Angeles PFP in Downey Tenants Union protest

Los Angeles PFP in Downey Tenants Union protest

The Peace & Freedom Party of Los Angeles was invited by our friends at the Downey Tenants Union to protests a fundraiser for Downey mayor Blan...

PFP chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

PFP chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

The recent bipartisan vote on the railroad contract makes it crystal clear which side the “major” parties are on. On Thursday, December 1, 2022, t...

PFP Chair: Peace is the Immediate Need in Ukraine

PFP Chair: Peace is the Immediate Need in Ukraine

Since its foundation 54 years ago, the Peace and Freedom has advocated for removal of US troops from foreign countries, for an end to the transfer...

2021-22 California State Legislative session: Final status of bills

2021-22 California State Legislative session: Final status of bills

The 2021-22 California State Legislative session has ended, with the final status of all bills and other legislation now known. For this session,...

Elections & Campaigns

01-Nov-2022 By DavidL

Election 2022: PFP recommendations on ballot propositions

A number of ballot propositions will be voted upon by Californians in the upcoming state election in November. The Peace & Freedom Party recommends the following for voting on these propositions. For a more detailed description of PFP’s stand on each of these prop

Legislation

06-Jan-2023

2021-22 California State Legislative session: Final status of bills

The 2021-22 California State Legislative session has ended, with the final status of all bills and other legislation now known. For this session, the Peace & Freedom Party publicly took a position for or against 18 bills

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The Peace and Freedom Party has announced positions on several bills slated for consideration by the California state legislature during the 2019-2020 sessions; for a current list of PFP’s positions on these bills, please click here.

Additionally, the PFP Legislative Committee has drafted and sent position papers in support or opposition on certain bills. To read any of the PFP letters to our state assemblypersons and senators, just click on the given bill from the list below. This page will be updated as appropriate.

Last updated: August 27, 2020.

• AB 32 (Bonta) –
State prisons: private, for-profit administration services – SUPPORT
; upon passage by the assembly, the PFP sent a letter urging Gov. Newsome to sign the bill into law.

• AB 33 (Bonta) – State public retirement systems: divestiture from private prison companies – SUPPORT

AB 36 (Bonta/Chiu) – Residential tenancies: rent control – SUPPORT

AB 392 (Weber) – Peace officers: deadly force – SUPPORT

AB 646 (McCarty) – Elections: voter eligibility – SUPPORT

AB 857 (Chiu/Santiago) – Public banks – SUPPORT; upon passage by the assembly, the PFP sent a letter urging Gov. Newsome to sign the bill into law.

AB 1217 (Mullin) –
Political Reform Act of 1974: campaign disclosures – SUPPORT

AB 1253 (Santiago et al) – Personal income taxes: additional tax – SUPPORT

AB 1481 (Bonta) – Tenancy Termination: Just Cause – SUPPORT

AB 1482 (Chiu) – Tenancy: Rent caps – SUPPORT

AB 1784 (Santiago, Chiu, and Gonzalez) – The Secure the Vote Act – SUPPORT

AB 1829 (Berman, Gallagher, Low, Mayes, Mullin and Weber) – Elections – OPPOSITION WITHDRAWN

AB 2088 (Bonta et al) – Wealth Tax – SUPPORT

AB 2473 (Cooper) – Public investment funds – OPPOSE

ACA 6 (McCarty) – Elections: Disqualification of Electors – SUPPORT

AJR 23 (Mathis) – Domestic terrorism – OPPOSE

SB 47 (Allen) –
Initiative, referendum, and recall petitions: disclosures – SUPPORT

SB 57 (Bates) –
California New Motor Voter Registration Program – OPPOSE

SB 212 (Allen) – Elections: Local voting methods – SUPPORT; the PFP sent an updated letter of support in advance of the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee hearing set for Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

SB 288 (Wiener) – Democratic Party of California: County Central Committees – SUPPORT IF AMENDED

SB 505 (Umberg) – Presidential Primary Elections – OPPOSE; upon the bill's move to the Assembly Elections Committee, the PFP reiterated our OPPOSITION to the amended bill.

SB 636 (Stern) – Elections: Ballot Label – SUPPORT

SB 641 (Allen) – Special Elections – SUPPORT WITHDRAWN

SB 776 (Skinner) – Peace Officers: Release of records – SUPPORT

SB 850 (Leyva) – Work hours: Scheduling – SUPPORT

SB 1124 (Borgeas) – Elections: Vote by mail ballots – SUPPORT

SB 1383 (Jackson) – Unlawful employment practice: Family leave – SUPPORT

SB 1450 (Umberg) – Elections: county officers: consolidation with statewide elections – OPPOSE

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Resolution on FBI raid of African People’s Socialist Party

The following Peace and Freedom Party resolution was officially adopted at the August 2022 meeting of the State Central Committee. The Peace and Freedom Party condemns the rec

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03-Dec-2022

PFP chair: POTUS, bipartisan support sell out railroad workers

The recent bipartisan vote on the railroad contract makes it crystal clear which side the “major” parties are on. On Thursday, December 1, 2022, the United States Congr

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