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Prop. 47 targeted by Dem, GOP lawmakers

Original post made on Jan 9, 2022

A Democratic bill would reverse a key aspect of Proposition 47 by reducing the felony threshold for petty theft and shoplifting, while a Republican one would overturn Prop. 47 altogether.

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Comments (5)

Posted by Jennifer
a resident of Danville
on Jan 9, 2022 at 2:10 pm

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California voters were warned Prop 47 would be an absolute nightmare. I'm not the least bit surprised we're still talking about it.

Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on Jan 9, 2022 at 10:23 pm

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Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Rob Bonta said Prop. 47 has nothing to do with California’s surge in smash-and-grab robberies. Liars.

Newsom and Bonta - both Democrats - are completely out of touch with reality. States that have the highest rates of crime are run by Democrats.

Criminals are opportunists and wait for openings. Prop 47 gave them exactly what they were looking for. At least Rudy Salas is one Democrat that isn’t afraid to tell the truth.

Repeal Prop 47

Posted by Eli
a resident of Danville
on Jan 12, 2022 at 1:04 pm

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On FB, this article started with 'A Democratic bill would . . .'.
Our government represents all of us, wouldn't it be better to lose the divisive, partisan adjectives and let an idea stand on its own?

Posted by MalcolmHex2
a resident of Danville
on Jan 29, 2022 at 7:39 am

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Malcolm Hex doesn’t read statistics well. 8 of the 13 states and DC with the highest crime rates are run by republicans. At least he got the top two right

Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 5, 2022 at 12:23 pm

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@ MalcolmHex2

Your use of a small scale to measure crime statistics is rather misleading

First: Louisiana - a Democrat State - has by far, the highest homicide rate in the country - 12.4 per 100,000 people, while New Hampshire, a Republican state, has the lowest - source: World Population Review

Second: 10 out of the top 20 states with the highest homicide rates are Democrat - source: USA Today. Even split, but since you brought up Washington DC, I'll include that in there too. Read on...

Third: The District of Columbia (Washington DC) has the highest crime rate in the United States per 100,000 people (2022) - source: World Population Review

Fourth: The vast majority of major riots in 2020 and 2021, happened in Democratic controlled states (Washington, Oregon, Minneapolis, New York, etc.) Oh. let's include Washington DC while were at it (you can include the insurrection if you want).

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