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11-05-13 Executions in California // Las ejecuciones en California // 加州处决

May 14, 2011

ACLU Blog of Rights - Official Blog of the ACLU National Office

The Tide is Turning on California’s Death Penalty

The ongoing debacle of California’s death penalty took a few dramatic turns last week: a new poll showed a dramatic shift in public opinion in favor of ending the death penalty; Gov. Jerry Brown took a step in the right direction by cutting plans for a new death row; and the Department of Corrections announced that the state’s hold on executions will last at least through this year, if not longer. At the same time, the California Democratic Party pushed even further in their advocacy against the death penalty. All told, it’s got people asking if California is finally ready to “cut” the death penalty.

READ THE FULL STORY:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/capital-punishment/tide-turning-californias-death-penalty

SIGN THE PETITION TO END THE DEATH PENALTY IN CALIFORNIA:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/stop-cooper-execution-end-death-penalty-in-caifornia/

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