Voters in California will have a chance to kill the Death Penalty this November

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Opponents of the death penalty collected the 800,000 signatures necessary to put a ballot measure up for a vote in November to abolish the state’s death penalty. Currently – California has the largest death row population in America – and it costs roughly 300 million to put each inmate to death. If opponents of the death penalty succeed in November – then California will become the 17th state in the nation to abolish capital punishment.

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