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SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) released the following statement regarding the Superior Court’s decision to grant Attorney General Kamala Harris’ request to not issue title and summary for the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” an offensive and dangerous ballot initiative:

“The court has brought an appropriate end to this disturbing episode. LGBT Californians shouldn't be threatened and our initiative process shouldn't be hijacked. Let's hope it's the last time our system is abused to promote the political equivalent of toxic waste.”