Introduction in 1994 california voters approved a ballot initiative known as three strikes and you're out basically what it means is that people who are convicted of thr ee felonies may end up facing life in prison. California initiative to soften 3-strikes law defeated dna collection from arrestees approved proposition 66 (prop 66), a voter initiative act placed on the ballot by prisoners' families to soften california's unforgiving 3-strikes law by qualifying an offense as a third strike only if it is an enumerated serious or violent. Proposition 184 in california last year in california voters approved a controversial ballot initiative proposition 184, also known as the three strikes and you're out. Twenty-seven states and the federal government have three-strikes laws, with massachusetts becoming the most recent to enact one, in 2012 california's original statute, approved by ballot initiative in 1994, saw widespread use and widespread criticism before it was overhauled by voters overwhelmingly in 2012.
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California voters rejected a broad-based income tax increase to fund the state's beleaguered public schools tuesday, while they approved tougher penalties for people convicted of human trafficking and revised the harshest three-strikes law in the nation, allowing for shorter sentences for some. Are three-strikes laws fair and effective laws in 1994 when california voters approved an initiative mandating prison three strikes law 1. Ca releasing thousands of inmates after approved a ballot initiative that up after voters approved a harsh three-strikes law.
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California voters approved proposition 36, similar to the proportion who voted for the 1994 three-strikes law, which was also passed by ballot us/california. There is a good possibility voters in california will get a chance to reform their 1994 three strikes law this november supporters of the ballot initiative to reform the law claim they turned in signatures well in excess of the 500,000 required by state law to qualify for the ballot. California horror stories and the 3-strikes law the original law was approved by ballot initiative in 1994 it was sold to voters as a way of getting.