California Governor Gavin Newsom Commutes Sentences for Convicted Killers Due to Coronavirus

Governor Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) is responding to the spread of the coronavirus by releasing more prisoners, including over a dozen convicted murderers, who are allegedly at risk of contracting the disease while in prison, as reported by Breitbart.

Among the felons whose sentences are being commuted are 19 felons, including 14 murderers, some of whom have killed children, and one of whom killed a pregnant woman. Two of these felons are illegal aliens, and Newsom commuted their sentences specifically to shield them from deportation.

This is the latest act of Democratic governors across the country freeing prisoners as a supposed countermeasure to the spread of the coronavirus. As reported earlier this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) released over 1,000 prisoners across the state of New York, while New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-N.Y.) has vowed to release nearly 400 prisoners in New York City alone.

About Eric Lendrum

Eric Lendrum graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has interned for Young America’s Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and the White House, and has worked for numerous campaigns including the 2018 re-election of Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22).

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