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Prop 34 California

California's Death Penalty: All Cost and No Benefit

Danny Glover | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Danny Glover

the death penalty is broken beyond repair, and it's time to replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. We support Prop 34 -- and we encourage California voters to get the facts and vote YES on 34 on Tuesday.

Yes on 34 Takes the Lead

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Woodford

Over my 30-year career in the California Department of Corrections, I rose through the ranks from a corrections officer working in prisons to the warden of death row. I know firsthand that the death penalty wastes money and does not make us any safer.

Look What You Can Do

MC Hammer | Posted 12.23.2012 | Crime
MC Hammer

I'm honored to be lending my time to the Yes on 34 campaign and to help them share the facts with California voters about the real costs of the death penalty. But with just two weeks left until the election, we need your help now to spread to word far and wide.

The Courtesy of Death

Joseph Rauch | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
Joseph Rauch

I agree that the death penalty is flawed in its implementation but I support it in principle and believe having good morals and supporting the death penalty are not mutually exclusive.

Proposition 34 and Troy Davis

Franky Carrillo | Posted 11.21.2012 | Crime
Franky Carrillo

Two years ago, both Troy and I were in prison for murder, even though the case against both of us had fallen completely apart. One year ago, I had been set free, and Troy had been put to death.

Sacramento Bee Reverses 155-year Stand on Death Penalty, Endorses Prop 34

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 11.17.2012 | Crime
Jeanne Woodford

The editorial board did not change its stance on the death penalty in absolute terms; they simply concluded that California's death penalty is hopelessly broken and cannot be fixed, and that it is "time to end the fiction."

366 Days Down, 68 More to Go

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Jeanne Woodford

Californians recognize that replacing the death penalty with life in prison without parole means justice that works for everyone.