Democracy Now: California Gov. Brown Cancels New Death Row at San Quentin

California Gov. Jerry Brown has canceled a controversial plan for a new death row at the San Quentin State Prison. The new facility carried a price tag of $356 million. Brown said: “It would be unconscionable to earmark $356 million for a new and improved death row, while making severe cuts to education and programs that serve the most vulnerable among us.”

~ by wheresthemic on April 29, 2011.

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