Loved ones of murder victims decry governor’s death penalty stance at Victims’ Rights Rally


The message delivered from the steps of the Old Orange County Courthouse to Sacramento was unified. At the 11th Annual Victims’ Rights Rally on Monday, April 8, District Attorney Todd Spitzer was joined by family members of murder victims, all imploring Gov. Gavin Newsom to reverse the recent moratorium he placed on the death penalty. The governor’s action suspends further executions from being carried out throughout his term in office, essentially granting a reprieve to the 737 inmates on California’s Death Row. Spitzer told the gathering he plans to hand-deliver video of the speeches delivered by family members whose loved…

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