Denounce Rep. My-Linh Thai’s 3/22 speech in Renton

Rep. My-Linh Thai’s speech in Renton on March 22nd not only missed the mark but also divisive.  Any anti-Asian hate crime is a hate crime, no matter who committed it. And any racism towards Asians is racism.  A recent study based on hate crime data between 1992 and 2014 found Asian Americans have a higher chance… Read More »

Testimony for SB 5044

Power was out at my house. Knowing that SB 5044 could negatively impact Asian Americans in this state, I sat in my car, accessed the SB 5044 public hearing via my cell phone and waited for almost an hour for my chance to testify. Why? Because I wanted to testify in person so that my… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE – I-1000 opponents file lawsuit challenging misleading I-1300 ballot title

I-1000 opponents have challenged the ballot titles of two recent initiatives submitted by I-1000 sponsors. This afternoon, they filed another lawsuit challenging what they call the “grossly misleading” ballot title of I-1300.  I-1300 is the I-1000 sponsor’s latest attempt to repeal the voter-passed and reaffirmed Initiative I-200, and to bring back racial preferences. Unlike I-1000,… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE – Internal documents reveal that a Washington State Assistant Attorney General knowingly and improperly re-wrote a ballot title to mollify a “friendly” initiative sponsor with political connections

Internal documents reveal that a Washington State Assistant Attorney General knowingly and improperly re-wrote a ballot title to mollify a “friendly” initiative sponsor with political connections, in violation of a ruling by a judge, while also ignoring a request for fair treatment from Asian Americans. Facts of the case to date: I-1000 sponsors from last… Read More »

Letter: Request to remove Deputy Solicitor General Alan Copsey from participating issuing ballot titles related to I-1234

Last year, WA voters rejected I-1000/R-88 which would allow preferential treatment. This Tuesday, CA voters rejected Prop. 16, a similar attempt to bring back preferential treatment. The only path for initiatives seeking to allow preferential treatment to be passed by the voters is by hiding the truth, and misleading voters. And this is exactly what… Read More »

The AGO Bent Over Backward to Political Insiders and Issued Misleading Ballot Titles to Mollify Initiative Sponsors

If you ever wondered how could the AGO issue those misleading ballot titles, read on, through Public Record Request, we unearthed disturbing political insider dealings at the AGO. Our recent Public Record Request showed that instead of issuing impartial ballot titles that identify the propositions to be voted on, under the heavy influence of a… Read More »

What History Has Taught Us?

Background: We have been sending a daily reminder to the Legislature (Senator Kuderer, Senator Majority Leader, Andy Billig included) since January 24th. This is our day 12 reminder. On 1/17, Senator Kuderer used words “Chinese Fire Drill” at a committee meeting, and people at the meeting laughed after her remark.  We are offended. Why have… Read More »