Friday, January 14, 2022
California Gov. Gavin Newsom: The Governor completed an extensive review of Mr. Sirhan's case and determined that he currently poses an unreasonable threat to public safety. The Governor reached his decision based on several factors, including Mr. Sirhan's refusal to accept responsibility for his crime, lack of insight and accountability required to support his safe release, failure to disclaim violence committed in his name, and failure to mitigate his risk factors. "Mr. Sirhan's assassination of Senator Kennedy is among the most notorious crimes in American history," wrote Governor Newsom in his decision. "After decades in prison, he has failed to address the deficiencies that led him to assassinate Senator Kennedy. Mr. Sirhan lacks the insight that would prevent him from making the same types of dangerous decisions he made in the past."
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