Juvenile Crime


A headline reads, "Teen shot-- parents seek death penalty." In this incident a California teen was shot in a disagreement between him and a fellow classmate. The classmate, it seems, was the others constant victim of harassment, bruises, and bloodied and broken noses. It seems that this teen, this victim of harassment and a bullies toy, decided he wouldn't be bullied anymore. So, the next day, having borrowed his mothers "Saturday Night Special" a .22 caliber pistol about the size of an index card and waited for the bully to approach him before school, and when the bully came, he leveled the .22 pistol at his chest and fired three times. The bully, now the victim, was DOA, dead on ...

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get? A ticket to a high security prison, full of rapists, pedaphiles and others of their kin, ready to further pervert them and make them more efficient and darken their souls, or rape, sodomise and kill them for being the new arrivals.
We blame the gun, we blame society, we blame the parents of the child, who really deserves it? Who should the blame fall upon, and who should decide what happens to the juviniles? Should these children, the future of our nation, be left to rot in federal prisons to be perverted by the most massocistic and sociophatic minds in the country? Placed safely out of sight, away from the eyes of the general public, and out of harms way, where they can't harm the taxpaying, law abiding citizens of this great land. The answer is... I don't know.
Those who strongly oppose the release of prisoners often do so with the question, "What about the victims?" My question is, "Why should concern for victims and prisoners be mutually exclusive?" Indeed, they do not ...

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