Capital punishment

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Newsom’s announcement that he will suspend California’s death penalty: “I’m disappointed that today’s action undermines the will of California’s voters who spoke clearly in 2016 to reaffirm the death penalty. “The announcement benefits people like Randy …continue reading

Today, Assemblymember Tyler Diep (R-Westminster) issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s announcement that he will unilaterally suspend California’s death penalty. “Over 60% of residents the 72nd Assembly District rejected repealing the death penalty in 2016. Californians have spoken in favor of the death penalty time and time …continue reading