Kim Kardashian West, celebrity taste-maker and internet-breaker, paid a visit to the Capitol in Sacramento on Monday to advocate for criminal justice reform.
Kardashian West is passionate advocate for prison inmates who she believes have been treated unjustly, tweeting about their cases often. She’s taken the cause all the way .
On Monday, Kardashian West met with Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins of San Diego and she spoke with lawmakers who earlier in the day proposed a constitutional amendment that would allow parolees to vote.
If ratified, the so-called “Free the Vote Act” would allow about .
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This isn’t the first time Kardashian West has championed her cause in Sacramento.
She tweeted in July 2018 that she hoped then-Gov. Jerry Brown would sign Assembly Bill 2550, which prohibited male correctional officers from conducting pat-down searches on female inmates. Brown did sign that bill on Aug. 20.
Kardashian West’s visit to the Legislature made quite a stir, with several lawmakers tweeting pictures of themselves with the celeb.
It began when McCarty tweeted a selfie of himself with the Instagram superstar.
Look who’s here to endorse criminal justice reform and
— Asm. Kevin McCarty ()
Assemblyman Jesse Gabriel, D-Los Angeles, tweeted that is was nice to see one of his constituents.
Always nice to welcome constituents from the 45th Assembly District to the State Capitol. Thanks for stopping by!
— Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel ()
Assemblyman Todd Gloria, D-San Diego, tweeted a group photo featuring Kardashian West and several lawmakers, writing, “When you show up to work and is there.”
When you show up to work and is there.
Context: She visited today to support criminal justice reform and reducing recidivism.
— Asm. Todd Gloria ()
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