Proposition 34 eliminates death, part 2

Tax money pays for inmates’ comfort By Megan Perry   With elections just around the corner, students need to take a look at some important propositions that could change California‚Äôs future. On the ballot this year is a state measure that would eliminate capital punishment in California. Proposition 34 says it will repeal the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, applying retroactively to…

October 31, 2012
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Proposition 34 eliminates death, part 1

Death penalty reduces violence in prisons By Jesus Figueroa   Passing proposition 34 is designed to put the well-being of convicted, violent criminals above the family of the victims they have forever affected. The vote to repeal the death penalty in California may push aside the closure for many who lost loved ones to terrible crimes. Finance is being argued by those who wish to change the death penalty by…

October 31, 2012
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