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Voters should take Proposition 57 serious

Voters should take Proposition 57 serious

Kevin D. Sawyer,
San Quentin News

November 2, 2016

For decades California has led the nation with tough-on-crime legislation like its draconian Three Strikes law. Women and men in the Golden State have been sentenced to indeterminate 25-to-life sentences for an array of trifling crimes such as drug possession and shoplifting; part of a war pr...

After 50 years, Manson murderer has earned freedom

After 50 years, Manson murderer has earned freedom

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 12, 2016

Manson “family” member Leslie Van Houten, now 66 years old, was just 19 years old when she brutally murdered Rosemarie LaBianca, wife of supermarket executive Leno LaBianca, by stabbing her in the lower back 16 times. While serving a life sentence at the California Institution for Women in Corona,...

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