How California’s ‘tough on crime’ narrative is on the ballot

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Several ballot propositions seem to be reversing California’s “tough on crime” narrative. Prop 57 would allow early parole for inmates who’ve committed nonviolent crimes. Prop 64 would legalize marijuana and release some people who are serving time for marijuana-related offenses.

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Photo: Heather Katsoulis.