A California Bill Could Outlaw Caste Discrimination. Other States Should Follow Suit.

California Governor Gavin Newsom at the Democratic Party headquarters in Sacramonto, California California could become the first state in the country to officially outlaw caste-based discrimination. If signed by Governor Gavin Newsom by October 14, the revolutionary Senate Bill (SB) No. 403 would include caste as a category protected by the California Education Code, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. In the intervening period, South Asian activists are in the middle of a two-week-long hunger strike outside of Newsom’s office in an effort to push the governor to sign the legislation.

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