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Monday, 28 June 2010


Sandra Powers

Sounds typical for our State, I don't know that I want to abolish the death penalty, but for heavens sake use some DNA testing to exxonerate those who are not guilty and get the process moving again. Of course the prison workers (COs) union is not allowing our State to do anything with the costs of running the prison. It's going to be the prisoners who are punished even more by not receiving education and rehabilitation to save the money. That just falls into place with how that union works. I'm appaled, but not surprised. The legislators need to be replaced by people who aren't afraid to do what is right. Get rid of the legislator incumbents and get some fresh faces in there, people who will do the right thing and get the R back into CDCR!

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  • The StandDown Texas Project was organized in 2000 to advocate a moratorium on executions and a state-sponsored review of Texas' application of the death penalty. To stand down is to go off duty temporarily, especially to review safety procedures.

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  • Project Director Steve Hall was chief of staff to the Attorney General of Texas from 1983-1991; he was an administrator of the Texas Resource Center from 1993-1995. He has worked for the U.S. Congress and several Texas legislators. Hall is a former journalist.
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