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Collected Item: “California Releases Prisoners over Coronavirus Concerns”

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California Releases Prisoners over Coronavirus Concerns

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Screenshot of a Tweet

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California is traditionally understood to be a fairly liberal state, but there is an exceptionally vocal conservative minority that exists in the state. Since the coronavirus began, there has been a similar culture war around many of the issues that are reflected in other parts of the country; in many instances, people blame the governor directly for everything that is going wrong.
This item was added TAGS v6.1.9.1. I originally searched under the hashtag #california. Within that search, I have chosen to add the following tweet because it highlights a popular conservative voice in the state that is sharing their opinions on best responses to the virus.

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#HST, #485, #ASU, #california, #coronavirus, #prisoners, #release

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https://twitter.com/aubrey_huff/status/1282338134324199429

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Twitter user @CodyBurton23 retweeted the original tweet, created by Twitter user @aubrey_huff, who replied to a tweet from Twitter user @GavinNewsom

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2020-07-12
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