California – Effort launched to repeal California’s death penalty

By Sam Stanton – The Sacramento Bee – August 29, 2011 Opponents of the state’s death penalty announced a new effort Monday aimed at getting an initiative before voters next year that would abolish the death penalty and replace it with life without parole. The effort uses the enormous costs of California’s death penalty as a sales point with voters, and organizers said this morning that roughly $4 billion has been spent since 1978 to…[For full story: http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2011/08/effort-launched.html ]

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California – Effort launched to repeal California’s death penalty

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