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Portantino and Achadjian Call for Genocide Recognition

Assmeblymembers Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian, (R-San Luis Obispo), along with State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) introduced AJR 2 designating April 24, 2011 as California Day of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide. For the past several years, the state Legislature has memorialized the events of the early 20th century with a resolution marking April 24th as the symbolic beginning of the Armenian Genocide