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2016
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Politics and Policies is next up in CSUSM Civility Dialogues series

Press Release | By Eric Breier

San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos students will have an opportunity to discuss and learn more about statewide ballot initiatives for the upcoming election when the League of Women Voters visits campus on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

It is also an opportunity to hear the thoughts of college students regarding many of the propositions on this year’s ballot.

Potential propositions for discussion include:

• Proposition 58, which would preserve the requirement that public schools ensure students obtain English language proficiency.

• Proposition 62, which would repeal the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole.

• Proposition 63, which would require background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition and would prohibit possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines.

• Proposition 64, which would legalize marijuana under state law for use by adults 21 or older.

A complete listing of propositions will be provided for participants even if the discussion does not cover all of the topics.

The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization founded in 1920 that aims to improve government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives.

 

What: Civility Dialogues - Politics and Policies. The League of Women Voters will discuss select California ballot initiatives in the upcoming election with Cal State San Marcos students.

When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1

Where: Cross-Cultural Center, USU 3400, on campus of Cal State San Marcos

 

About California State University San Marcos

Building on an innovative 26-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the City of San Marcos, it is the only public four-year comprehensive university serving North San Diego, Southwest Riverside and South Orange Counties.

The University enrolls over 15,000 students. With approximately 2,000 employees, the institution is a Great College to Work For® (The Chronicle of Higher Education). As a recipient of the annual HEED Award since 2014—a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion—CSUSM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.