California governor to put moratorium on death penalty: source

“SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom will impose a moratorium on the state’s death penalty on Wednesday, granting reprieves to all 737 inmates on death row and closing the state’s execution chamber, an administration source said” writes Midwest Communications Inc for No death row inmates will be released, said the source, who declined to be identified.California’s death row is crowded with inmates, many of whom have been there for decades. It will not affect inmates’ convictions or their imprisonment, other than eliminating their death sentences, the source said.

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