Dear Senator Seyarto,

Opinion section
Valley News - Opinion
I strongly urge you and your State Senate colleagues to vociferously condemn and refuse to participate in the California Senate’s plan to “honor” the bigoted anti-Catholic minstrel performers known as the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.These so-called performers hearken back to the dark days of the Jim Crow Era minstrel shows that routinely demeaned and caricatured Black Americans, all in the name of performance art. If anything, a strong case could be made that the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is a de facto hate group, and should be reported to Governor Gavin Newsom’s recently launched website for reporting hate crimes in California.In this day and age, it is almost inconceivable that a similar group of bigots would openly mock and ridicule other religions of faith lik
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