Measures on 'Three Strikes,' GMO food labels Qualify for Ballot
Torey Van Oot, Sac Bee, June 12, 2012California's November ballot will include questions on modifying the state's "three strikes" sentencing laws and requiring labels for genetically modified foods.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Monday that two additional initiatives have qualified for the general election ballot, bringing the total measures slated for a vote this fall so far to eight.
One proposal would change the state's sentencing laws so that only offenders convicted of a "third strike" felony that is violent or serious would face a minimum sentence of 25 to life in prison.
The measure, which ...