No offenders could be sentenced to death under state law. Offenders who are currently under a sentence of death would be resentenced to life without the possibility of parole.
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Yes, we are broadcasting here from Stanford University. Supporters of the measure note some of the money would be used to Prop 34 outstanding rape and murder cases. Others emphasize the moral dilemma posed by the death penalty, like in this TV ad narrated by Martin Sheen.
But it can be, and it has been.
Franky Carrillo was wrongly convicted of murder. It took 20 years to prove he was innocent. With the death penalty, we always risk executing an innocent person. Vote yes on Meanwhile, many opponents of Prop 34 argue people who commit murder deserve to be executed.
This competing TV ad features Mary Lou Canady, whose daughter Linda Ann was brutally raped, murdered, dumped in a drainage ditch in They have, I think, internet access. Why should someone who had committed such a horrific crime be able to—to live?
I think, really, you have forfeited your right to live. System can be fixed. And I truly believe it can be fixed. Polls show a narrow margin of Californians oppose Prop 34 and that significant percentages are still undecided. Warden Woodford has also served as the undersecretary and director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
She is currently executive director of Death Penalty Focus of California, which educates the public about alternatives to the death penalty. Jeanne Woodford, welcome to Democracy Now! The Proposition 34 does three simple things. It takes the existing law and crosses out death penalty and leaves life without possibility of parole as the harshest punishment in California.In the immediate aftermath of the loss of Proposition 34, the ballot measure that would have ended California’s death penalty and replaced it with life without parole, its ballot sponsors took solace in the relative closeness of the election.
34 costs taxpayers $ million over four years and many millions more, long term. Taxpayers would pay at least $50, annually, giving lifetime healthcare/housing to killers who tortured, raped, and murdered children, cops, mothers and fathers. Rick Singh, CFA - Orange County Property Appraiser.
Just a reminder, our office will be closed next week on Thursday and Friday, November 72 inches Cocooned Corpse Close up this is a horrible halloween prop. A hanging decoration corpse intwined with nasty spiders web Hangs 6ft Long ( meters) and measure. The former warden of San Quentin State Prison, Jeanne Woodford, joins us to discuss why she has come out in favor of Proposition 34, a ballot initiative to abolish the death penalty in California.
Prop. 34 was ahead in the most recent Los Angeles Times poll when voters heard about "the financial ramifications and details of [Prop. 34's] effect on prisoners." On March 1, , the SAFE California Campaign submitted , signatures to qualify for the election on November 6,