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Proposition 5

Dear Young Friend In Anchorage: Here's Why Prop 5 Was Defeated

John Shore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Shore

In the April 4 New York Times I found the article "Gay Rights Bill Appears to Fail in Anchorage." I also found waiting for me an email from one of my blog's followers in Anchorage, asking me to pen a word or two to his 14-year-old daughter about why Prop. 5 was defeated.

The Failures of California's Proposition 5

Jerry Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Brown

Proposition 5 could have provided sensible, understandable and needed improvements to the criminal Justice System. Unfortunately, it did not. Not even close.

5 Guilty Governors Fight Prop. 5

Dave Fratello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Fratello

Say you've got a huge prison crisis in your state. Who you gonna call? In California, you might call the five living governors together. And Thursday, someone did.

The Battle Over CA Prop 5: Special Interests Overwhelming the Public Interest

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The drug war continues to be an electrified third rail in American politics. And political money continues to be a roadblock to real reform. Don't believe the hype. Vote Yes on Prop 5.

Former San Quentin Warden Supports Prop. 5: Responsible Plan to Reduce Prison Overcrowding

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanne Woodford

Prop. 5 starts with youth. It launches the state's first system offering drug treatment for at-risk youth. Stop addiction early, and we reduce crime.

Prop. 5: Smarter, Cheaper Crime Policies

Dave Fratello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Fratello

On crime and prisons, the Golden State lags behind many others, with a costly and overburdened prison system that now consumes more than $10 billion each year.