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Dear Young Friend In Anchorage: Here's Why Prop 5 Was Defeated
Author, "Ashes to Asheville."
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.
Anchorage Gay Rights Proposal Rejected Despite Bipartisan Support
The Failures of California's Proposition 5
Governor of California
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
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
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
Executive director, Death Penalty Focus; Former warden, San Qu...
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.
Jerry's Brown-Nosin' with California's Prison Guards
Drug Policy Alliance
The California prison guards' union -- one of the state's richest and most reviled special-interest groups -- is funding a multi-million-dollar attack on Proposition 5, the Nonviolent Offender Rehabilitation Act.
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