BREAKING NEWS: Sikh Community and Mayor of Yuba City Pen Letter Opposing SB403
Sikh community and Mayor of Yuba City oppose Senate Bill 403 introducing caste into California anti-discrimination law, citing potential harmful effects
On Friday, Yuba City Mayor Wade Kirchner and members of the Sikh Community—one of the most populous disaspora communities in the Northern California city—implored Assemblyman James Gallagher to oppose Senate Bill 403 (SB 403) and have his fellow elected representatives also oppose it. The bill would formally introduce the caste system into California; a point which is baffling and counterintuitive for Indian Americans most of whom do not even know their ancestry's "caste" nor do they subscribe to caste.
The letter is below: