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Sep 23 2012
The Green Party has unconditionally opposed capital punishment since the party started. Non-violence is one of our key values, and opposition to the death penalty is a key part of our state and national platform, and the Global Greens Charter.
Sep 23 2012
The Green Party believes that the state needs comprehensive reform of its tax and budgeting processes. That is what Prop 31 attempts to do, by combining a series of broad reforms to the powers of local government, the state legislature and the Governor.   However the Green Party opposes Prop 31 based upon its content, seeing it as unconditionally accepting of an austerity approach to governing, rather than suggesting alternatives to it.
Sep 23 2012
The Green Party took a position of ‘no position’ on Prop 35 because despite Prop 35’s strong points, and the immense need to address human trafficking, there were some provisions of Prop 35 party members were not comfortable voting into law.
Sep 17 2012
The Green Party endorses Prop 30, but with many reservations.
Sep 17 2012
The Green Party has always opposed California's Three Strikes law.  In 1994 the Green Party opposed the original 'three strikes law': Prop 184 'Increased Sentences. Repeat Offenders (Three Strikes), that California voters passed that year. Since then, the Green Party  has consistently supported efforts to amend Prop 184, including via Prop 66, which was unsuccessful at the ballot box in 2004.
Sep 17 2012
The Green Party endorses Prop 40, that would preserve the State Senate Districts drawn up by the 2011 Citizens Redistricting Commission.
Sep 11 2012
Proposition 32 is a frontal assault on the ability of unions to participate in the political process, to the advantage of corporations, disguised as campaign finance reform. The Green Party unconditionally opposes it.
Sep 11 2012
Prop 39 does several related things at once that the Green Party favors  – closes a corporate welfare tax loophole and addresses the state's budget structural deficit, while creating new green jobs and addresses climate change. For these reasons, the Green Party enthusiastically endorses Prop 39.

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