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Proposition 34 Could Abolish Death Penalty in California Tonight

With all eyes on the presidential election tonight, it’s easy to forget that many states are simultaneously holding referenda on other major issues.  One of the most note-worthy of these is California’s proposition 34.  If passed, the measure would abolish…

Will no ban on corporate political spending skew elections?

The Supreme Court’s recent decision that the government may not ban political spending by corporations in candidate elections may skew the playing field for future elections. The First Amendment prohibits the government from regulating speech, especially political speech. Theoretically, the…