Monday, January 6, 2014

Activists push for juvenile justice system reforms

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/1/6/juvenile-detentioncentershold70000youth.html

EXCERPT......Please read and share FULL article. Juvenile justice law reform is imperative, to help save our nation's children from "doom and deaths"

"On any given day in the United States, about 70,000 children are held in residential juvenile centers like the one Bing was sent to, and at least two thirds of them are charged with nonviolent offenses. Another 10,000 are detained in adult prisons and jails. Each year, as many as 250,000 youths under 18 are tried, sentenced or incarcerated as adults........."

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