Death Penalty

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Doug Sovern
April 17, 2019 - 10:51 am
In his first 100 days as California's governor, Gavin Newsom has surprised some observers with how he's handled his first three months.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on March 13, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
March 14, 2019 - 8:37 am
Opponents of capital punishment seized on Gov. Newsom's moratorium on execution and quickly announced they will again attempt to abolish the death penalty in California.
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In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty, a significant policy shift as she seek
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May 23, 2018 - 1:47 pm
A reversal of decades-long support that comes during a primary campaign where her stiffest challenge is from a fellow Democrat who is trying to outflank her with the party's base...
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