Friday, April 29, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
(excerpt)PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE
And earlier this month, the Senate Public Safety Committee in Sacramento approved a bill by Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, that would allow courts to review the cases of juveniles sentenced to life without parole after 10 years, potentially allowing some to receive a new sentence of 25 years to life. Its next committee hearing is scheduled for May 2.
Children DO deserve a "chance", LWOP is a "slow death" sentence.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Read this article closely, the emotional trauma for this child will last a lifetime.
Alternative solutions could have been met, instead of these actions taken.
New Castle father who lost family stands by son's innocence
A child of only 11 at time on this tragedy, is a travesty itself, will he ever get true justice?
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Christoper Thrasher at age 16, sentenced to life with NO chance of parole. A must see video...
A MOTHER'S NITEMARE......
A must read, so many lives shattered, suffering to survive, "children" DO deserve a "chance"
Sunday, April 17, 2011
As Fonzo related how the sentencing of her late son Edward Kenzakoski to that juvenile facility for a drug paraphernalia charge set events in motion that led to his suicide years later, it was like the oxygen was sucked out of the room
There are things that should not be done to them for the simple reason that they are humanhttp://plato.stanford.edu/entries/rights-children/
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Prosecutors argued that harsh sentencing would protect the public from violent, youthful predators. But it has since turned out that most young people who spend time in jails and prisons are charged with nonviolent offenses. As many as half are never convicted of anything at all. In addition, research has shown that these young people are vulnerable to battery and rape at the hands of adult inmates and more likely to become violent, lifelong criminals than those who are held in juvenile custody.