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Welcome to ABATE of California

ABATE (American Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education) of California is a Motorcycle Rights Organization (MRO) dedicated to preserving individual freedom and promoting safety. We fully support rider training, safety and educational programs. Our members also raise funds for the less fortunate, through charity runs and benefits. We encourage our members to become active in their local communities. 

 

ABATE works to protect the rights of all motorcyclists through direct involvement in the political process. Part of our job is to be a legislative watchdog for you. ABATE has a full time lobbyist in Sacramento keeping track of legislative bills that affect or are of interest to motorcyclists. You, as an individual, can help in the ongoing struggle against anti-motorcycle legislation both here in California and across the United States by becoming an ABATE member.

 

ABATE is non-partisan and welcomes all riders, on-road and off-road. We urge those with a strong interest in motorcycling to unite and become part of one of California's strongest motorcycle rights organizations. ABATE feels that all of us, lifestyle rider to off-road fan, are brothers and sisters with a common interest -- riding free.
 

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(ABATE of California, Inc. is a not-for-profit tax-exempt 501c7 California Corporation) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Survey! - 2022 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey - Take the Survey!

 

Recently, the National Motorcycle Profiling Survey 2020-2021 concluded and the results definitively demonstrate that motorcycle profiling is an epidemic in America. Many motorcyclists in America have been targeted based on appearance, not behavior. 

 

Please take the time to take the 2022 National Motorcycle Profiling Survey. Note: NO PERSONAL DATA IS REQUIRED! YOUR PRIVACY AND ANONYMITY ARE IMPORTANT AND RESPECTED. By asking for no more than your zip code and email, which is completely voluntary, there is no personal information to maintain or protect.

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CALL TO ACTION: BIKER ANTI-PROFILING MEASURE INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS

H. Res.366 - More than two years ago, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution condemning the discriminatory profiling of motorcyclists by law enforcement (S. Res. 154), and now the U.S. House of Representatives has once again introduced a similar bipartisan measure in the 117th Congress, H. Res. 366; “Promoting awareness of motorcyclist profling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement offcials to prevent instances of profiing.” Sponsored once again by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), the anti-profiling resolution was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 30, 2021 to thwart “the illegal use of the fact that a person rides a motorcycle or wears motorcycle related apparel as a factor in deciding to stop and question, take enforcement action, arrest, or search a person or vehicle with or without legal basis under the Constitution of the United States,” as profiing is defned in the resolution. H.R. 366 acknowledges nationwide motorcycle registrations “growing from 3,826,373 in 1997 to 13,158,100 in 2018,” and notes that “complaints surrounding motorcyclist profiing have been cited in all 50 States.” Co-sponsored by Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX), Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI), the bipartisan resolution denotes three actionable items: (1) promotes increased public awareness on the issue of motorcyclist profiing; (2) encourages collaboration and communication with the motorcyclist community and law enforcement to engage in efforts to end motorcyclist profiling; and (3) urges State law enforcement offials to include statements condemning motorcyclist profiling in written policies and training materials. All concerned motorcyclists are encouraged to contact their Congressional Representatives to ask that they join their colleagues as a cosponsor of H.Res.366 and help put a stop to law enforcement unfairly targeting motorcycle riders for traffic stops, questioning and citation. 

Click this LINK to send a letter to your Representative.  

California Senator Introduces Anti-Motorcyclist Profiling Resolution!

UPDATE:  VICTORY!!! Senate Resolution 41 Caballero (Democrat - Salinas) on Motorcycling Profiling was passed Unanimously 39-0 on July, 12 2021 by the California State Senate

AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION
Senate Resolution 41, introduced by state Sen. Anna Caballero (D-Salinas), promotes increased public awareness on the issue of motorcycle profiling and encourages collaboration and communication between the motorcycle community and local and state law enforcement agencies to engage in efforts to end motorcycle profiling and urges state law enforcement officials to include statements condemning motorcycle profiling in written policies and training materials with the intent that it be distributed to local and state law enforcement agencies.

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