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Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

Original post made on Sep 15, 2020

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious law that bans non-Palo Altans from visiting Foothills Park unless accompanied by a city resident.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 4:51 PM

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Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Sep 15, 2020 at 5:24 pm

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Tying this to racism is certainly complete nonsense, but I welcome any challenge to this annoying and exclusionary policy.


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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm

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The policy has nothing to do with racism, and the attempt to frame it that way look awfully desperate.

A word to those who seem to discover racism everywhere in 2020: it's not popular to say these days, but disparities in outcome are not evidence of discrimination.


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