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Whether or not an individual is charged with felony murder to face life in prison is at the discretion of the prosecutor. The application of the rule varies county by county & has proved to disproportionately impact women & youth of color. #SB1437 is California’s opportunity to amend this antiquated & arbitrary form of extreme punishment.
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