Polling shows state’s views changing on capital punishment

By Byron Williams – Oakland Tribune contributing columnist Does executing Brewer for the heinous crime he committed justify maintaining a system that also executes Davis based on no physical evidence linking him to the crime along with a plethora of witness recantations? Ten years ago the answer to that question most likely would have been in the affirmative from an overwhelming majority of Californians. But today, polling reveals a different trend. For the first time, statewide results conducted by the Field Poll confirmed that more voters in California prefer a sentence of…[for full story: http://www.mercurynews.com/columns/ci_19013783 ]

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