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Proposition 62 Would Finally Halt ‘Machinery of Death’ in California

By Stephen Cooper Forty-five years ago in a bone-chilling, blood-curdling cover story for The Los Angeles Free Press about California’s gas chamber — “How Long Can You Hold Your Breath?” —  author, musician and beatnik activist Ed Sanders, decried state-sponsored, taxpayer funded executions as a “ritual of filth.” Sanders exhorted: “Isn’t it time to crush that cruel nose-cone […]