Solorio neuters himself

Assemblyman Jose Solorio voted earlier this year for a bill mandating the neutering of our dogs. Tuesday he essentially neutered himself when, as Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, he refused to allow a vote on Senate Bill 1019.

This legislation was described by O.C. Register editorial writer Steven Greenhut as an, “important bill to protect the public from law-enforcement special interests.” It was supposed to improve “public oversight of police abuse.”

According to a San Francisco Chronicle article, “The bill would have overturned an August 2006 ruling in which the Supreme Court said the public did not have a right to see personnel records of law enforcement officers who challenge disciplinary actions taken against them.”

Predictably, the police unions opposed the measure. So of course Solorio and his “committee gave police officer unions “exactly what they want

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