The Death Penalty and the SAFE California Initiative

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There are 723 people on California's Death Row, at a cost of $184 million extra a year.  On the November ballot, voters are likely to be asked to replace capital punishment with life without the possibility of parole. We talk with an unexpected supporter — one of the people who wrote the current death penalty law. Also, "mistakes of the heart and mistakes of the mind." Two standards for cops who shoot when they're not supposed to. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, is it "Stand Your Ground" or "Make My Day?" We hear about laws in Florida and 24 other states.

Banner image: Anti-death penalty campaigners stage a demonstration and march outside the Federal Bulding in Los Angeles on September 28, 2010. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images