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Jun. 11, 2024

Legislative limits: Voter action is needed to amend Proposition 47

California is facing a retail theft and fentanyl crisis, but the proposed solutions by politicians in Sacramento fall short of solving the problem.

Marc N. Kapetan

Marc N. Kapetan has been a practicing criminal defense attorney in the Central Valley for 32 years.


California is amidst a retail theft and fentanyl crisis. People have either experienced it first-hand or seen reports of smash-and-grab robberies or fentanyl overdoses on the nightly news. At last, the politicians in Sacramento are acknowledging the problem exists, but their solutions fall far short of what is needed to truly solve the problem.

Even worse, the politicians are misleading voters by suggesting they can solve the state’s explo...

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