Prop 62

Thumbnail archbishop jos h gomez at the second annual immigration summit at christ cathedral feb 27 2016 courtesy of the la archdiocese cna 2 29 16 Archbishop Gomez: It's time to end the death penalty

Los Angeles, Calif., Sep 24, 2016 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Californians should vote for Proposition 62, a ballot measure to end the death...

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Thumbnail prop 62 Death penalty abolition effort needs more support, poll finds

Despite the ongoing effort of many California voters to put an end to the death penalty, these voters make up less than the majority, according to...

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Thumbnail yes on 62 ‘Do they deserve death?’: Diverse coalition kicks off ‘Yes-on-62’ campaign

“In 1978, my dad and I worked very hard to pass the Briggs initiative, which is today’s death penalty law here in California,” his son Ron Briggs,...

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Thumbnail gettyimages 589930296 End the death penalty in California

On the ballot this Nov. 8 in California is Proposition 62. This proposition would repeal the death penalty in our state and would make life in...

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Thumbnail prop62 History of the death penalty in the United States

In 1980, the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States called for an end to the use of the death penalty in our country. It was the judgment of...

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Thumbnail 20160301t1213 0456 cns la congress prejean Measure to abolish death penalty falls short: Californians vote to reform criminal justice, legalize pot

Father Chris Ponnet found himself grieving after the election. Not over candidate results, but for seeing his years of work to end the death...

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Thumbnail death penalty california protest Pax Christi Southern California to host ‘Yes on 62’ call to action

Pax Christi Southern California is inviting the public to join them 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, in their ongoing efforts to urge...

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Thumbnail death penalty The early Church and the death penalty

How did the earliest Christians view the practice of capital punishment? To borrow a phrase from social media: It’s complicated. The issue...

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Thumbnail sq lethal injection room The right to kill?: California Catholic Conference urges voters to end the death penalty in the state

Kirk Bloodsworth had everything a young man could hope for in 1984. At 23 years old, he had served honorably in the U.S. Marines, was married, and...

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Thumbnail prison credit offstock shutterstock cna Three states keep death penalty in high-stakes election

Washington D.C., Nov 9, 2016 / 11:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The death penalty was up for a vote in California, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday, but...

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Thumbnail californiavoting Vote yes on Prop. 62 to abolish the death penalty

California bishops are urging voters to abolish the death penalty — a costly and failed system that has left 741 men and women waiting on death...

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