November Vote Appears Likely On Future Of California Executions Opponents of capital punishment announced Thursday that they have gathered nearly 800,000 signatures for a November ballot initiative that would repeal the death penalty in California and replace it with life in prison without parole.
Former San Quentin Warden To Lead Anti-Death Penalty GroupA former warden of San Quentin State Prison and former California Corrections Department director has become the new chief of an anti-death-penalty group.