death penalty http://kvpr.org en Proposition 34: Death Penalty Repeal http://kvpr.org/post/proposition-34-death-penalty-repeal <p>Our series on the initiatives Californians will be voting on next month continues with a look at Proposition 34, which&nbsp;would repeal the death penalty.</p><p>Both sides of the capital punishment debate actually see eye to eye on one thing – the current system isn’t working.</p><p>“We haven’t put somebody to death in six years. It is simply a broken system that’s wasted $4 billion or $5 billion," says Steve Smith with the Yes on 34 campaign.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:29:49 +0000 Steve Milne 5313 at http://kvpr.org Proposition 34: Death Penalty Repeal Judge Rules In Favor of Current Death Penalty Ballot Language http://kvpr.org/post/judge-rules-favor-current-death-penalty-ballot-language <p>California voters won&rsquo;t see much change in the language of Proposition 34. A judge sided with those who want to repeal the death penalty that the November ballot language is not misleading.</p><p>Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley upheld his previous decisions on the death penalty ballot measure. He ruled that the ballot&rsquo;s title and summary written by the state&rsquo;s attorney general is not misleading. But he did order one slight change in the ballot&rsquo;s arguments about savings that would result from eliminating the death penalty.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:45:32 +0000 Amy Quinton 2167 at http://kvpr.org