SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) – In California, protesters flooded Fremont City Hall before the city hall considered and then passed a proclamation condemning Hinduphobia. Equality Labs, the chief advocates for a recently proposed caste discrimination bill in California, brought supporters of SB-403. While the Hindu American Foundation brought supporters of their own. This is the second Hinduphobia related proclamation this month. The State of Georgia also passed one. In response to the Fremont proclamation, socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant condemned the measure. Sawant helped to shepherd a bill that made Seattle the first U.S. city to pass a caste discrimination law.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Indian American Radha Iyengar Plumb as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. She currently serves as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense and was director of research and statistics for trust and security at Google and previously served as global head of policy analytics at Facebook.

Media conglomerate FOX is paying Dominion Voting Systems a settlement worth nearly $800 million after the news company was accused of amplifying lies from former President Donald Trumps’ attorney who claimed the voting machines flipped votes for President Joe Biden.  

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.