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The California House passed a bill requiring judges to consider a defendant’s race when sentencing in criminal cases.

The bill is currently being considered in the California Senate, according to Fox News.

California bill AB 852 will allow judges to “rectify racial bias” in the criminal justice system, in accordance with the state’s reparations task force recommendations.

The bill was introduced in February by State Rep. Reggie Jones-Sawyer, a Democrat, as part of the “reparations” package recently proposed by the task force.

The law would allow judges to give Black people lighter sentences in criminal cases.

Twitter reacted with outrage to the news.