Group wants voters to decide on Calif. death penalty ban
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) -- Californians may have a chance to decide the future of the state's death penalty after all.
A group called Safe California is launching a ballot initiative to put the issue before voters.
The group is pushing to abolish the death penalty based on the cost and stress to victims' families.
It cites a recent study showing California has spent $4 billion to execute 13 people.
A bill proposing to get rid of the death penalty died in a legislative committee last week.
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