Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

CA GOP Opposes Marijuana, Gun Control Initiatives

On Sunday, the California GOP voted to endorse a ballot initiative to “hasten death penalty appeals” while opposing initiatives legalizing recreational marijuana, expanding gun control, and mandating condoms in pornography.

Emma Solorzano, 13, of Jefferson, holds a sign saying Gun Free Zones Make Me a Target at a rally protesting gun control legislation and supporting gun rights in Wiscasset on Saturday, March 9, 2013, About 175 people attended the rally, which was organized by Jessica Beckwith of Lewiston, who is …

Gavin Newsom a ‘Moderate’–Except for Guns, Pot, Wages…

On January 18, Orange Country Register columnist John Phillips suggested Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom may be more moderate than people think. But Phillips barely noted that Newsom is pushing massive new gun controls, the legalization of marijuana, and an increase in the minimum wage.

Gavin Newsom (Nick Ut / Associated Press)