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Man Released by Prop. 47 Arrested for Attempted Murder

Thanks to the passage of Proposition 47, which reduced some felonies to misdemeanors, and allowed some prison inmates to be released early into the general public, one former inmate had the chance to commit attempted murder in a shoot-out with police.

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SD Sheriff: Proposition 47 Enabled Date Rape

Although Proposition 47 promised hundreds of millions of dollars for schools, mental health, and victim services by downgrading drug possession from a felony, it also downgraded date-rape drug possession from a sexual-offender felony to a misdemeanor, according to San Diego

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Prop. 47 Blamed for Sudden Rise in Crime Over 2014

A controversial referendum that reduced prison sentences for several categories of minor criminal offense is being blamed for a sharp rise in crime in parts of California, according to Seattle-based Fox News correspondent Dan Springer.