Protests highlighted legacy on immigration and gay rightsRepublican, 87, does not immediately commentA statue of former California governor Pete Wilson was removed from a San Diego park after critics said the governor supported laws and policies that hurt immigrants and the LGBTQ community. The 13-year-old statue near Horton Plaza Park was removed by Horton Walk, the nonprofit that owns it, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Horton Walk president Steve Williams wrote in an email that no decision had been made on whether it will be returned. Today: San Diego human rights advocates made a call to remove a statue of former mayor and governor Pete Wilson adjacent to Horton Plaza. Wilson, who backed CA Prop 187 in the 90s, has recently voiced his support for the current presidential administration. pic.twitter.com/ImJvyYGnfb Continue reading…

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