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Crime Initiative Thwarted by Registrar’s Bureaucracy

Crime Initiative Thwarted by Registrar’s Bureaucracy

By Michele Hanisee . It is rather disturbing that the statewide ballot initiative called the “Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act of 2018″ will not appear on the November ballot, not because it lacked valid signatures, but because a number of County Registrar of Voters failed to validate signatures by the deadline.  That failure has prevented this common sense initiative, which makes […]

A Scandalous Abuse of the Legislative Process

A Scandalous Abuse of the Legislative Process

By Michele Hanisee . In a startling abuse of the legislative process, a budget clean-up bill has just been used to sneak in radical and never-debated changes in the criminal justice system. It allows a defendant suffering from a mental disorder to be granted pre-trial diversion and the charges later dismissed for any crime if […]

Common Sense Crime Fix Killed by State Legislators

Common Sense Crime Fix Killed by State Legislators

By Michele Hanisee If you had any doubts that many elected state leadership in Sacramento could care less about victims and adamantly oppose even the most common sense solutions to crime, proof was again provided via SB 916 which died in the Senate Appropriations Committee. This bill was proposed by San Francisco area Senator Scott […]

Less than 50% of Victims Report  Crime, Victimization Survey Says

Less than 50% of Victims Report   Crime, Victimization Survey Says

  By Michele Hanisee A tremendous amount of coverage of the criminal justice system is focused on the perpetrators of crime and what should happen to them upon arrest and conviction.  However, the unexplored and uncovered story is the number of violent and property crimes never reported to police, and the fact that few victims […]

Why we should all be concerned about the attempt to buy the District Attorney’s office

Why we should all be concerned about the attempt to buy the District Attorney’s office

By Michele Hanisee We have highlighted in previous blogs the attempt to bypass the legislative and initiative process through the installation of elected Deputy District Attorneys who promise to ignore criminal statutes with which they disagree. This effort has been financed in large part by out of state billionaire George Soros, who solely funds the (misnamed) […]

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