SAN ANTONIO — The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders has endorsed the California ballot measure Proposition 34, advocating the repeal of the death penalty.
“We truly believe strongly that capital punishment's day is over. There was a time and a place for that. It is no longer that time, and it is no longer that place,” association president and CEO Robert Aguirre told EWTN News Oct. 30.
“We really encourage the people of California to help lead the nation to the elimination of capital punishment.”
The proposal would replace California's death penalty with a sentence of life in prison without parole. If it passes, the sentences of almost 725 convicted death-row inmates will be...READ MORE