Death Penalty's Fate up to California Voters in November

Proponents of an initiative called the SAFE California Act of 2012 announced they had gathered more than enough petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Jeanne Woodford, former warden of San Quentin State Prison, noted California has spent billions since 1978 building the nation's largest death penalty system, yet has executed just 13 people in 30 years.
April 24, 2012

Proponents of an initiative called the SAFE California Act of 2012 announced they had gathered more than enough petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Jeanne Woodford, former warden of San Quentin State Prison, noted California has spent billions since 1978 building the nation's largest death penalty system, yet has executed just 13 people in 30 years.

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