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Mears: Chance to talk with Sen. Perry comes up empty

On Feb. 10, a small group of constituents gathered to protest some of state Sen.Charles Perry’s most divisive and publicized bills, namely, SB14 regarding the ban of second trimester abortions and SB4 aiming to ban sanctuary cities and universities. Without getting into the substance of those bills, I feel it is my duty to tell you what happened when we attempted to meet with Perry. This is to illustrate a fundamental issue with the accountability of our elected officials to us, their constituents, their bosses.

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