Kim Kardashian Reveals That She Supports California Governor's Decision to End the Death Penalty

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Kim Kardashian West again uses his platform to advocate for political change. The amazing Kardashian family The star, 38, released a series of tweets on Tuesday night, hailing Governor Gavin Newsom's decision to suspend the death penalty in California. for the 737 inmates sentenced to death in California, according to the New York Times. "In the past year, I immersed myself in the learning of the criminal justice system," began Kardashian West. "I visited prisons, met with people formerly incarcerated and helped in cases of personal injustice, including two death penalty cases." She continued, "I have met and am very supportive of Governor Newsom and his decision to help end the death penalty in California. Racial prejudice and injustice are deeply rooted in the justice system, but especially with respect to the death penalty. "We should not accept the risk that an innocent person will be executed," she continued. "I hope we can turn to better solutions that put more emphasis on healing trauma victims and on the priority given to equity and justice."

During the past year, I immersed myself in learning the criminal justice system. I visited prisons, met with people formerly incarcerated and helped in cases of personal injustice, including two death penalty cases. – Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 13, 2019
I have met and am very supportive of Governor Newsom and his decision to help end the death penalty in California. Racial prejudice and injustice are deeply rooted in the justice system, but especially with respect to the death penalty. – Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 13, 2019
And we should not accept the risk that an innocent person will be executed. I hope that we can turn to better solutions that place greater emphasis on the healing of trauma victims and on the priority given to equity and justice. – Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 13, 2019

RELATED: Kim Kardashian's Confessions: 12 Things You Probably Did not Know Right AwayNewsom's decision will be officially announced Wednesday, the statement said. NYT."I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be a leader in the world as long as its government continues to sanction the premeditated and discriminatory execution of its people," Newsom said on Wednesday, according to information prepared by the newspaper. President Trump expressed dissatisfaction with Newsom, tweeting early Wednesday morning that he was "not thrilled".

By challenging the voters, the California governor will put an end to all the executions of 737 killers to death by the death penalty. The friends and families of VICTIMS, who have always been forgotten, are not thrilled and me neither! – Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2019

This is not the first time Kardashian West has talked about criminal justice reform. In June 2018, President Trump commuted the sentence against Alice Marie Johnson after Kardashian West met him at the White House to plead for Johnson's clemency. first-time non-violent drug-related offender sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of paroleRELATED: Kim Kardashian celebrates Alice Johnson's sentencing following the visit to the White HouseThen, in January, West Kardashian congratulated Trump on signing a federal criminal justice reform bill that would allow the release of a grandfather who had already been released and then returned to jail while he was seeking a release for drug charges. and his family did not support him, "said a source at PEOPLE. "But she knows she has a rare opportunity to be listened to by the President and that she is passionate about some things and is willing to meet with him to talk about her beliefs."