Assembly Republicans have introduced a resolution into the Legislature to formally condemn Hamas.
The resolution also condemns antisemitism in California and around the world.
Driving the news: Republican Leader James Gallagher (R–Yuba City) introduced the resolution, which was co-authored by Assembly Republicans and Sen. Shannon Grove (R–Bakersfield).
- The resolution – tilted Assembly Concurrent Resolution 119 – also calls for Hamas to release all hostages and condemns the acts of sexual violence and theft of relief supplies that are intended for Gaza’s civilian population.
What they’re saying: “The terrorism perpetrated by Hamas, and celebrated by its sympathizers, is disgusting,” Gallagher said in a statement. “Unfortunately, even here in California, we have seen attempts to justify Hamas’ actions. We must show moral clarity – rejecting the group’s hateful ideology should not be controversial. The hatred and violence directed at Jews is a cancer that must be condemned.”