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Republicans are FOR Vaccines but AGAINST Vaccine Mandates

Here in Santa Clara County we have one of the highest vaccination rates in the nation, if not the world – all WITHOUT a vaccine mandate. If you make vaccines available and accessible, and you give people the information they need, they will make the best decisions for themselves and their families. This article gives very good points on all the reasons a free society does not FORCE Vaccines or Vaccine Passports – https://www.theepochtimes.com/mandatory-vaccination-the-greater-evil-of-society_3955901.html Highlights: Mandatory vaccination has no place in a free society.

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In August we celebrate the treasure of our 63 National Parks

The SVGOP joins the nation in celebrating the treasure of our National Parks.  These 63 parks offer us the opportunity to connect with wonders of nature as varied as glaciers, caves, reefs, canyons, forests, deserts, rivers, lakes, and so much more.  This heritage is managed and protected by the US National Park Service whose thousands of employees deserve to be recognized.  Can you imagine going to work as a Grand Canyon park ranger?  Some parks are remote making them difficult for residents in Silicon

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Fourth of July 2021

We proudly celebrate the Fourth of July but mourn Santa Clara County Restrictions on our Freedom We celebrate the 4th July 2021 but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom In Santa Clara County, we reflect on whether this past year has been a friend to Freedom or rather a foe. On Independence Day, we celebrate our country’s independence from a far-reaching colonial England but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom.  America became its own free nation and constructed governing principles

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Special events on July 9th featuring Senator Rand Paul

SVGOP is pleased to support a set of special events on Friday July 9th for Senator Rand Paul here in Silicon Valley. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with Senator Rand Paul in person. Breakfast in San Jose $125 per person contribution. Event is hosted by Jan Joule & Peter Kuo. Exact location will be provided upon RSVP. PDF of Breakfast flyer Golf Outing San Jose $500 per person contribution. Event is hosted by Matt Wendt & Peter Kuo. Exact location will be

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Commemorating Juneteenth

Today we celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican President of the United States, issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which declared more than 3 million slaves to be freed. However, it would take two years before the news would reach parts of Texas. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and ordered all enslaved people to be freed. The first Juneteenth celebration was held on the one

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“Opportunity Housing” De-Zones Single Family Neighborhoods

Single family home zoning and ownership is under attack by Democrats at every level: Senate Bill SB9 has passed the State Senate and is now before the State Assembly. If SB9 were approved, it would allow two units within each single-family lot within your city without a hearing or environmental reviews. And with accessory dwelling units and junior dwelling units, or ADUs and JDUs, you could effectively have six families living on each of today’s lots. San José 2020 Task Force proposes the same,

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