Ultimately, we think that independent civilian oversight with subpoena power is a crucial part of the systemic changes necessary to protect the rights of incarcerated people,’
Election Returns 2012 California Initiatives
California Proposition Endorsements by the Los Angeles Democratic Party, the Los Angeles Times, the Long Beach Press Telegram and others
Northeast Los Angeles “Pushing Forward With Obama” Gala Fundraiser. Sunday, September 23, 2 to 5 p.m., 1109 Oneata Drive, Mt. Washingtong (Los Angeles),
Anthony Samad’s Urban Issues Breakfast Forum welcomes Jackiet Lacey, Candidate for LA County District Attorney, Friday, Sept. 28, at The Regency West, Los Angeles.
Marisol Orihuela: We have n oidea how many guilty pleas and guilty verdicts have stemmed from these illegal practices, but we have to stop this before it goes any further.
Dick Price: When you look at the $184 million we would save each year by stopping the death penalty, wouldn’t that money be better used to keep firefighters and teachers on the job?
Jeanne Woodford: By replacing the death penalty, California will free up much-needed funds for DNA testing and other vital tools needed to tackle the shocking 46% of murder and 56% of reported rape cases that remain unsolved in our state every year, on average.
James Clark: A growing number of victims’ advocacy organizations are taking a stand against the death penalty because it prioritizes executions above the real needs of victims.
Anthony Samad: Kamala Harris won the California Attorney General race for many reasons but two stand out – her visionary approach to public safety and the voters’ disdain for her opponent.