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False statements might be Prop 57’s winning formula

By Michele Hanisee Early polling shows Gov. Jerry Brown’s dangerous felon-freeing initiative is being supported by state voters, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. The falsehoods the Governor continually repeats-that his initiative only applies to “non-violent” felons-has crowded out the truth. Two-thirds of the people surveyed said they agreed with Proposition 57’s […]

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New polling data should alarm responsible gun owners

By Michele Hanisee Law-abiding gun owners in California have cause to be gravely concerned these days. With the November election just seven weeks away, a new California Counts poll indicates state voters overwhelmingly support Proposition 63, the misleading anti-gun ballot measure that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is pushing. The so-called “Safety for All Act” would, […]

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Does the current bail system penalize the poor?

By Michele Hanisee The Obama Administration has again challenged the bail system, asserting in an amicus brief in a Georgia case that fixed bail schedules, which don’t account for the ability to pay, are unconstitutional. This position was most recently asserted in an amicus brief filing in a case in Georgia.  As we noted in […]