Jared Huffman on Crime
A: No. I believe life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) should replace the failed, flawed and hugely expensive policy of capital punishment. In California, capital punishment has had the unintended effect of allowing heinous murderers to live out their natural lives in a more comfortable and secure prison setting than if they had received the sentence of LWOP, while driving up the costs of incarceration.
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