Because freedom can't protect itself
The criminal justice system especially in places like Texas and Florida strives to eliminate individual rights. The public officials who take an oath to protect the Constitution openly loathe it. If you question them, they accuse you of aiding criminals. It's an open secret, because this has been depicted frequently and accurately in Hollywood movies and documentaries, but at the same time, no one can do anything to change it.
Yes our prisons are very over crowded, the CA governor said he will let the BPH do their job, yet when Robert Joseph La Cava was given parole 3 times by the BPH the governor said no. I guess its politics as usual.
The problem is Neil that a good way to get votes is by whipping up hysteria about crime.
No matter how hard you try and all the laws you pass this will unfortunately still happen. Simply because people are people and they will find all kinds of ways to do the things they do.
PAEN: Agree with you 100%. There is an expression that says that people get the government that they deserve. We are susceptible to demagogues.
This is very unfortunate however the same gangs who are raping prisoners are being supported by the ACLU. Go figure.
We may not agree on these subjects, but thank you for this web site and chance to express my opinion.
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