Iran divestment bill passes Assembly

It’s rare that any bill gets the kind of bipartisan support enjoyed by AB 221–especially one authored by a freshman Republican. The bill, which calls for the state’s largest pension funds to divest from Iran, sailed through the Assembly on Tuesday on a 75-0 vote. It’s even garnered support from a bipartisan group of California Congressmen.

“The president of Iran has said that it is his goal to attack the great Satan, develop nuclear weapons, and wipe Israel from the face of the Earth,”

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