Ted Lieu

(AP Photo)

LA City Council OKs rewards in ‘swatting’ cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval today to an ordinance  allowing the city to offer rewards in “swatting” pranks in which people make phony reports to draw SWAT officers […]

11/06/2013

Senator Ted W. Lieu (Photo credit: sd28.senate.ca.gov/)

Calif. gay therapy ban sparks competing rulings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two federal judges in California have arrived at opposite conclusions on whether the state’s first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors violates the Constitution. The measure remains clear to take effect on Jan.1.

12/04/2012

Brown signs bill to protect seized animals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that authors say will relieve animal shelter overcrowding, preserve evidence for court cases and protect pets from being returned to abusive owners. Brown announced Wednesday […]

09/27/2012