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Recall Gascon Momentum Builds: Moses Castillo Joins Recall Gascon Now

Recall Gascon Momentum Builds: Moses Castillo Joins Recall Gascon Now

        Los Angeles, CA – Today at the Hall of Justice on Temple Street in Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva signed the petition to recall District Attorney George Gascon. The event was attended by numerous recall supporters including Stop the Madness: Support Recalling District Attorney Gascon Now co-chairs Moses Castillo and Marc […]

Commentary | Ideology, Not Data, Drives DA’s Pro-Criminal Crusade

Commentary | Ideology, Not Data, Drives DA’s Pro-Criminal Crusade

Editorial By Eric Siddall  Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón says that “science and data” justify his criminal justice policies, including his decision to eliminate sentencing enhancements and abandon the three strikes law. According to Gascón, scientific evidence unequivocally confirms that longer sentences harm public safety by boosting repeat offenses. “While initial incarceration prevents crime through […]

Los Angeles D.A.’s Race | Gascon’s Dystopia

Los Angeles D.A.’s Race | Gascon’s Dystopia

. . . By Michele Hanisee . “If somebody gets arrested, they’re not going to serve any time in jail. If they do serve time in jail, they’re not going to be prosecuted. If they do get prosecuted, they’re not going to be sentenced, and if they are sentenced, they’re out right away. It’s a […]

Commentary | L.A. District Attorney Race – Spewing Falsehoods and Ignoring the Record

Commentary | L.A. District Attorney Race – Spewing Falsehoods and Ignoring the Record

. By Eric Siddall   Once again, Opportunist Candidate Gascón is spewing falsehoods. Ironically, what he titled “Jackie Lacey’s Lie-Laden… TV Performance” is itself a lie. Gascón claims that Jackie Lacey opposed SB 10, bail reform. Actually, she helped rewrite the bill that was passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.  Her revisions turned a flawed […]