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In a major setback to California voters, a Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled in favor of a motion by California to squelch subpoenas that sought records to verify that signatures had suspiciously been invalidated by the California Secretary of State in the referendum drive to overturn the California State Legislature’s intrusive Co-ed Bathroom Bill. Brad Dacus, president of Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) and representative of parents and concerned citizens who sponsored the initiative, said: We disagree with this lower court's decision, and we intend to challenge it by filing a writ so that we have the adequate opportunity to hold the government accountable for how they invalidated over 130,000 signatures. We know for a fact that egregious errors have been made, and we’ll exhaust all legal remedies in order to ensure every valid signature is counted.Of the roughly 620,000 signatures submitted to qualify the referendum, an extraordinary total of over 130,000 were thrown out. The Privacy for All Students Coalition (PFAS) reviewed many disqualified signatures and found abuse of discretion and arbitrary