Capital Punishment http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What effect has the death penalty had in California? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-effect-has-death-penalty-had-california <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll talk about the history of the death penalty and the moratorium initiative on November&rsquo;s ballot.&nbsp; April 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the resumption of executions in California. Since then, 13 people have been executed, costing an average of $308M each. Will California become the sixth state in the country to repeal the death penalty? Thu, 12 Apr 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Matt Martin 8990 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What effect has the death penalty had in California? California death penalty ban headed towards the November ballot http://kalw.org/post/california-death-penalty-ban-headed-towards-november-ballot <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 25px; ">This morning at San Francisco&rsquo;s City Hall, members of the SAFE California Coalition submitted signatures to the Department of Elections to put an initiative on the November ballot that would end the death penalty in California. Proponents say they gathered over 800,000 signatures, which will now be reviewed by elections officials before they&rsquo;re able to send the proposal to voters. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:24:41 +0000 Rina Palta 6788 at http://kalw.org California death penalty ban headed towards the November ballot