Act now to advance two death penalty related bills in California! The California legislature is considering two bills that have the potential to overturn death sentences


Catholic Mobilizing NetworkAnnamaria— Act now to advance two death penalty related bills in California!The Californialegislature is consideringtwo bills that havethe potentialto overturn death sentences.The first bill -The Racial Justice Act for All (AB 256)-would allow individuals on death row or sentenced to lifewithout parole (LWOP) a meaningful opportunity to challenge racial bias in their convictions and sentences.The second bill -The Sentencing Reform Act of 2021 (SB 300)-would address the injustice of people sentenced to death or LWOP for their role in a felony even though they did not personally kill anyone nor intend for anyone to die.Urge Passage of The Racial Justice Act for AllUrge Passage of The Sentencing Reform Act of 2021Both bills need to be voted on by June 4 in their chambers of origin.These two pieces of legislationhelp pave the path forward to a legal system where human dignity is upheld…

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