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Gascon: No More Misdemeanors


December 10, 2020

Prostitution sting conducted by the LASD in 2017. Prostitution, Trespassing, Disturbing the Peace, Driving without a License, Resisting Arrest, and Loitering are now effectively legal in LA County

By Samuel Alioto

LA's new DA will not prosecute women for prostitution. Nor will he imprison people for trespassing, disturbing the peace, driving without a license, or loitering.

These are laws which historically are used to discriminate against black and brown people in white areas, says Gascon. He came to office with a mandate to change all that.

This is completely in keeping with what Candidate George Gascon said he would do if elected Los Angeles County District Attorney. "Elections have consequences," as former President Barrack Obama said in 2018.

In a new policy directive ent...

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