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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.

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.

This November: It's SAFE California Time

MC Hammer | Posted 08.14.2012 | Crime
MC Hammer

It's time to replace the death penalty. Our focus should be on finding murderers and rapists and bringing them to justice. Period.

Let the Voters Decide

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 06.14.2012 | Crime
Jeanne Woodford

District Attorneys have a great deal of power and responsibility -- and so do we. We must make the DAs stop and listen so they can accurately speak for ALL the people instead of catering to special interests.

Since When Don't We Put a Price Tag on Justice?

Ty Alper | Posted 07.16.2012 | Crime
Ty Alper

Faced with unassailable evidence that the death penalty in California costs hundreds of millions of dollars per year, supporters tend to respond with what is intended to be a conversation stopper: "You can't put a price tag on justice."

Epic Win: SAFE California Act to Replace the Death Penalty Will Be on the November

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 06.25.2012 | Crime
Jeanne Woodford

The tide is rapidly turning on the death penalty across the United States. The wave has washed over five states in the last five years, and California could be next.

Troy Anthony Davis: Victim of American Injustice

James Clark | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
James Clark

We must ensure that Troy Davis did not die for nothing. Millions of people have now seen the danger, dysfunction, and catastrophic injustice of America's death penalty.