San Fran Quietly Admits Boycotting Red States Failed

  • San Francisco quietly admitted boycotting red states failed to influence state policy and created additional administrative burdens for the city.
  • San Francisco’s City Administrator’s Office reviewed the 12X legislation enacted in 2017 to boycott conservative states by banning city-funded travel and contracting with companies in red states.
  • As of September 2022, San Francisco’s blacklist covers 30 states based on their LGBTQ laws, abortion restrictions and voting laws. It originally applied to 8 states because of LGBTQ laws and expanded to cover abortion and voting laws.