San Francisco Votes in Favor of ‘CAREN Act’ to Ban Discriminatory 911 Calls

by Jon Brown
Daily Wire

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow the target of a racially motivated or otherwise discriminatory 911 call to sue the person who made it.

The Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act, or the CAREN Act, would amend the San Francisco Police Code to “make it unlawful to cause a peace officer to contact a person with the specific intent to discriminate against that person or otherwise infringe the person’s rights or cause the person specified harms on the basis of the person’s race, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, age, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, weight, or height.”

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