Newsom appoints abortion activist Maryland resident to Feinstein's California Senate seat

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed a pro-abortion activist who resides in another state to Dianne Feinstein's U.S. Senate seat. In a statement posted Sunday, Newsom's office announced the appointment of Laphonza Butler to fill the U.S. Senate seat that became vacant upon the death of longtime Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Friday. Butler, a Democrat, will serve until at least Jan. 3, 2025, when Feinstein's term is scheduled to expire. Newsom's office touted Butler's role as the president of EMILY's List, an advocacy group that works to elect pro-abortion Democratic...

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