Adopted on
Feb 10, 2010

Whereas, government of, by, and for the people has long been a cherished American value, and We The People’s fundamental and inalienable right to self-govern, and thereby secure rights to life, liberty, property, and the pursuit of happiness is guaranteed in the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and;

Adopted on
Feb 2, 2009

Whereas the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice, a bi-partisan panel of criminal justice experts, concluded that the death penalty costs California at least $125 million more annually than would the alternative permanent imprisonment, and that instituting a completely fair and just death penalty system which insures the best possible defense for the accused would more than double the current cost; and