ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce wants people to call state lawmakers about a broken law concerning juveniles that is harming the families of murder victims. 284 more words
If you find the following quote appalling, then read the entire article. "Méndez has further condemned the United States for being the only country that allows children to be imprisoned for life without possibility of release. “Life sentences without the possibility of release for children are expressly prohibited by international law and treaties,” he wrote in his report. “Significantly, the United States of America is the only State in the world that still sentences children to life imprisonment without the opportunity for parole for the crime of homicide.” We the people must put an end to this kind of cruelty and injustice, this kind of tyranny! Thanks to Matthew MacEgan, the author, and News for the Revolution!