Skip to comments.Gavin Newsom to stop death penalty in California, giving reprieves to 737 death row inmates
Posted on 03/12/2019 8:19:51 PM PDT by kingu
Gov. Gavin Newsom is putting a moratorium on the death penalty in California, sparing the lives of more than 700 death-row inmates.
Newsom plans to sign an executive order Wednesday morning granting reprieves to all 737 Californians awaiting executions a quarter of the countrys death row inmates.
His action comes three years after California voters rejected an initiative to end the death penalty, instead passing a measure to speed up executions.
Newsom says the death penalty system has discriminated against mentally ill defendants and people of color. It has not made the state safer and has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars, according to prepared remarks Newsom plans to deliver Wednesday morning when he signs the order.
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I thought it was ironic that when I shipped out for Basic Training my ex-boss shipped out for prison for murder. So the government spent $50k/year for me to be a soldier and a little less than $50k/year for him to sit in prison.
“...Of course, Newsom promised that the people would have their voice heard in this and their decision would be what he stuck with. Guess if you don’t ask, you get to tell people what their opinion is....”
Typical California totalitarian liberalism at work. Another major “in your face Trump” and the cementing of liberal absolute power in the state. Total rejection of the will of the voters. And no accountability.
And Randy Kraft.
They want to "count every vote" of convicted felons and death row inmates...
Manson WAS on Death row BUT Ca. overturned the death penalty, the death penalty was then reinstated HOWEVER Manson was not put back on death row!! The BASTARD I want to see FRY is Scott Peterson who killed his beautiful pregnant wife, so now this POS has a reprieve and we will feed and house him FOREVER!!! What it doesnt say is if these SOBs will EVER be eligible for parole!!!
The will of the people who keep electing these simpletons.
If you leave video of you raping, torturing and murdering people lying around for the authorities to find, do it in Northern Mexifornia.
They have Charles Ng on videotape doing his thing.
Law-abiding California citizens are going to have to start doing to their politicians what unpopular officers got in the 'Nam.
Don’t forget Charles Ng.
Reprieves? What does that mean— releasing convicted murderers to freedom? No freaking way— so now they must still be housed, and commuted to Life w/out parole?
The underworld of the oligarchy of Cartelfornia. Newsom taking the National Guard off the border insures the fentanyl and heroin trade. Imagine all those death row criminals back in the streets? Oh yeeh, they already are and we the people pay for their horrors in lives.
I better stop because if I think too much on your YT video it all starts making too much sense.
No, there won’t. It will upset voters, but not enough to rile them up for a recall. Mario Cuomo adamantly opposed the Death Penalty for years, even though the electorate was against it. He was repeatedly reelected until 1994, and his party stayed in power. Leftard-leaning states have a silent majority that wants the death penalty, but they don’t want it enough to do anything about it.
Please help by passing the video to everyone. All these sewer dwellers loathe the light of truth shining on them.
I’ll put it on Gab, all my fake accounts get slammed on FB from retroactive hate speech and some content baloney. It’s a totalitarian world...or slowly closing in on one.
Kalifornia is lost.Kalifornia has sunk to a level of depravity from which it cannot...and will not...escape.
How many men does it take to defend France? No one knows, it's never been attempted.
Perhaps you should fly the French flag on your profile page... The white one.
Exactly.McVeigh,Zimmerman,the cop who killed the "Gentle Giant",the guy who shot up that black church in SC recently...leftists nationwide would have volunteered to flip the switch for all of them.Of course McVeigh and the church shooter deserve/deserved the hot squat but the Left,as usual,engages in selective outrage.
Seems like a dictator move; disregard the ‘will of the people’ and decide to do what you want instead.
I wonder if an ‘executive order’ is even allowed in that state.
So tell me how the defense of Kalifornia is going.
Its the 9th circuit. They approve anything to add up voters for the commies.
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