Articles by Neil Kitzler


Proposition 36 threatens our safety, economy

The short-form summary for Proposition 36 says it “Revises law to impose life sentence only when a new felony conviction is serious or violent.” In 1994 California voters passed Proposition 184, known as the three-strikes law. It increased prison sentences for repeat felons, and it worked. California’s crime rate dropped 37 percent in the first…