Like we've said many times, you can pass 10 million laws but it will not prevent crime. You cannot legislate crime away! You need to treat people with respect and dignity, help them change their ways and educate them, not dehumanize them and make it impossible to live a normal life. By doing this, you are creating crime by forcing ex-felons into a life of crime, but hey, anything to keep the prison business raking in the money, right?
After the 1993 murder of a child, many states passed laws to lock up repeat offenders for life, but today those laws are raising new questions about how crime is handled in America.
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