"End death penalty for dollars and sense"
"I have no qualms with the death penalty in theory. I do, however, object to the way it is carried out in practice," says Gil Carcetti.
Carcetti sought dozens of death sentences as District Attorney for Los Angeles county, but now he supports the upcoming ballot initiative - Prop 34 - which would end California's death penalty for good.
"California's death penalty is broken beyond repair, hideously expensive, and inevitably carries the risk of executing an innocent person, says Carcetti. Read more of what he has to say in his op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle.