California Legislature Supports Physician-Assisted Suicide… But Not For Convicted Murderers

When it comes to carrying out the death penalty for convicted murders, the California Legislature finds the lethal drug cocktails “cruel and unusual punishment,” which they say is a violation of the Eighth Amendment. Yet lawmakers were more than willing to approve a lethal drug cocktail to allow sick people to kill themselves. After months … Continue reading California Legislature Supports Physician-Assisted Suicide… But Not For Convicted Murderers

Gov. Jerry Brown Compares Christian Persecution in Syria To Inaction On Climate Change In California

Think this title evokes a strange comparison? It is no stranger than Gov. Jerry Brown’s press conference Wednesday with legislative leaders admitting defeat of a measure where they sought to cut your gas usage by half. Judge for yourself – here’s the actual quote: “We look at the Middle East and see the desperate migrants … Continue reading Gov. Jerry Brown Compares Christian Persecution in Syria To Inaction On Climate Change In California

Senate Committee Assignments Announced

Earlier this afternoon a press release from the office of Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg made it's rounds in the Capitol announcing the full proposed lineups for policy committees.  The assignments are expected to be confirmed by the Senate Rules Committee Tuesday, and then members will hit the road running with the first Senate … Continue reading Senate Committee Assignments Announced