Ballot Measure

1,000 3-Strike Prisoners Have Sentences Cut Short

Supporters of a California ballot measure that softened the nation’s toughest three-strikes law say some 1,000 prisoners have had their life terms significantly reduced and have been released from prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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California Dream Act Challengers Consider Next Step

The effort to overturn a part of the California Dream Act is not going away even though opponents failed to get enough signatures to put the issue on the November ballot.


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Governor Brown Signs Bill That Will Prevent Local Governments From Banning Male Circumcisions

California’s governor has signed a bill that that will prevent local governments from banning male circumcision.