California Legislature repeals glove law for food handlers-Los Angeles Times
An activist inspired by civil rights Vasquez traveled by bus through Guatemala and crossed the Suchiate River illegally into Mexico. He then boarded a bus for the U.S.
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"Whether it is amended or not, the peaceful assembly law itself contradicts Myanmar's Constitution, which allows freedom of assembly under Section 354 of the charter," said Ko Ni, a lawyer and member of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's legal team. Land-rights activist Win Cho, who was been charged more than 30 times under the peaceful assembly law, said he would reserve judgment on the revised law until he sees how authorities react to protesters. "We will wait and see how the amendment affects us," said Win Cho, who was released from jail Tuesday after serving a three-month sentence for a past violation. He is currently on trial for another violation, after participating in a candlelight protest against an electricity rate hike in April.
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Myanmar Reduces Penalties in Public Protest Law - ABC News
Bernstein, an attorney at Michelman & Robinson in Encino, who works with restaurant clients and has publicly opposed the law. "This was a quick-trigger attempt by the Legislature to fix a problem but without actually analyzing the issues." At Sushi Gen in Little Tokyo, chef Toshiaki Toyoshima and his kitchen staff have been wearing gloves since January, despite the enforcement grace period, to get used to shaping sushi with gloved fingers.
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