California Sues Trump Administration Over Census Citizenship Question

California quickly filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration after the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 census would ask people whether they were U.S. citizens.

The citizenship question, announced Monday night, will discourage people from responding to the census and will violate the Constitution’s mandate for “actual enumeration,” the state’s lawsuit argues, according to The Washington Post.

“The Census numbers provide the backbone for planning how our communities can grow and thrive in the coming decade,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement. “What the Trump administration is requesting is not just alarming, it is an unconstitutional attempt to discourage an accurate Census count.”

The census hasn’t included a question about citizenship since 1950. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the question would allow better enforcement of voting laws. …

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Comments

  1. Attorney General Xavier Becerra is full of crap! What kind of statements can you expect from a communist party member. What has he done for California? Please give me a list!

  2. tomsquawk says

    Just check the Yes box, no problem. While you’re at it check the No box for receiving “free” social services.

  3. The asshole becerra is an illegal plant with a phony degree–needs to be jailed –Trump needs to get rid of sessions and replace him with a guy with balls to go to Calif and arrest the maggot besierra madre

  4. The socialists think this is an end run around voter ID. They’re right.The socialists want nothing to do with redistricting that they didn’t draw up. There could be the loss of seats in the House due to fewer people in any given district,all of them socialist seats.Dang!!

  5. Our current California legislators are just a bunch of scheming bandits. Violating the law whenever they can, to keep electing Democrats.

  6. Too bad “X” doesn’t have to put up a performance bond for each suit he files against the Feds……he’d be as broke as CA’s pension funds.

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