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All people deserve to live free of violence

CRLA Statement Regarding Gun Violence in Half Moon Bay, Monterey Park, and Goshen, CA

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CRLA Statement Regarding Gun Violence in Half Moon Bay, Monterey Park, and Goshen


All people deserve to live free of violence. We will continue to fight alongside vulnerable communities to ensure they have access to justice and resources that build community safety and wellbeing.


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