Sunday, June 30, 2013

Costly, grown-up injustice: Life sentences for children

Excerpt....a MUST READ full article
"Policies that automatically lock children away with no hope of release are inconsistent with American values. The Obama administration has an opportunity to move our country forward on juvenile justice reform — an issue that was a priority to Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois Legislature.
The administration should implement meaningful juvenile justice reforms that uphold the dignity and human rights of our children and ensure that no child in our nation is deemed a throwaway person."

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