Ca. 3-Strikes Measure Opposed by Schwarzenegger

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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opposes a November ballot proposition that would reform the state's "three-strikes" sentencing law, reports the Associated Press. Proposition 66 is doing well in early polling but faces opposition from tough-on-crime critics who say thousands of violent felons would return to the streets. The governor may not formally against the measure. "It's extraordinarily positive to have such a popular governor helping us oppose the initiative," said Mike Reynolds of Fresno, whose daughter's 1992 murder helped prompt the three-strikes law. Proposition 66 would modify the 1994 law by requiring that . . .

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