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live love laugh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-21-07 03:37 PM
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49. Another Georgia teen got 10 years for consensual sex with a minor
Heard it on the Young Turks this morning. Was race a factor? I think so.
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  -(Black) Georgia teens get 10 years prison sentence for killing a dog Truth Hurts A Lot  Feb-20-07 10:34 PM   #0 
  - They tortured an animal. Race doesn't matter.  JohnLocke   Feb-20-07 10:36 PM   #1 
  - Dupe-delete  haruka3_2000   Feb-20-07 10:37 PM   # 
  - Violence against animals has been proven to lead to violence against humans.  haruka3_2000   Feb-20-07 10:37 PM   #2 
  - People who torture and kill other people  Demobrat   Feb-20-07 10:38 PM   #3 
  - No. What they did was very very scary and they have sick minds  Truth Hurts A Lot   Feb-20-07 10:42 PM   #5 
     - The best predictor of future behavior  Demobrat   Feb-20-07 11:42 PM   #29 
  - It's probably more important to include their lengthy rap sheet  qanda   Feb-20-07 10:41 PM   #4 
  - Yes - those were some horrible priors  KurtNYC   Feb-20-07 11:39 PM   #28 
  - Way too harsh  gravity   Feb-20-07 10:44 PM   #6 
  - These young adults had a long history of violence  Twist_U_Up   Feb-20-07 10:46 PM   #7 
  - Good point  gravity   Feb-20-07 10:51 PM   #11 
  - I picked option 1 but I'd gladly kneecap them and continue onto other  karlrschneider   Feb-20-07 10:48 PM   #8 
  - Agreed.  Vektor   Feb-20-07 11:30 PM   #23 
  - sadistic mo-fo would have been more appropriate  AtomicKitten   Feb-20-07 10:49 PM   #9 
  - A good number of points worth noting:  slowry   Feb-20-07 10:50 PM   #10 
  - Excellent points, thanks for posting to remind  liberalhistorian   Feb-20-07 11:11 PM   #16 
  - Thank you. nt  antfarm   Feb-20-07 11:17 PM   #18 
  - I cannot forgive anyone who tortures an animal  tularetom   Feb-20-07 10:52 PM   #12 
  - They will be the biggest joke in prison.  cat_girl25   Feb-20-07 10:58 PM   #13 
  - Have you ever worked in a prison?  durrrty libby   Feb-20-07 11:26 PM   #20 
  - I hope they end up the sort of "joke"  Vektor   Feb-20-07 11:35 PM   #27 
  - How many years would they have receivd if they had blown up a frog?  higher class   Feb-20-07 11:06 PM   #14 
  - Doesnt anyone wonder how 2 young people got to this point?  durrrty libby   Feb-20-07 11:06 PM   #15 
  - was the dog white...?  QuestionAll   Feb-20-07 11:15 PM   #17 
  - hehehe nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Feb-20-07 11:28 PM   #21 
  - self delete  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-20-07 11:21 PM   #19 
  - I don't have the stomach to read the article, but I don't give a damn...  Vektor   Feb-20-07 11:28 PM   #22 
  - The usual sentences for animal cruelty are way to lenient.  TankLV   Feb-20-07 11:32 PM   #24 
  - Exactly. This sentence should be the norm, not the exception. nt  mycritters2   Feb-21-07 03:40 PM   #50 
  - Jeebus Christmas. Ten years?  GreenZoneLT   Feb-20-07 11:34 PM   #25 
  - What if I think that their sentence was actually FAIR, and what's UNFAIR...  dicksteele   Feb-20-07 11:34 PM   #26 
  - I agree 100%  WernhamHogg   Feb-21-07 02:57 PM   #43 
  - Exactly!  Withywindle   Feb-21-07 03:00 PM   #44 
  - Can you find a substantially similar case involving white defendants to back that up?  slackmaster   Feb-21-07 03:31 PM   #46 
  - There was more outrage in Atlanta over the act itself  RubyDuby in GA   Feb-21-07 03:40 PM   #51 
  - Sentence is too harsh.  Pithlet   Feb-20-07 11:42 PM   #30 
  - for what its worth, the judge is african american. nt.  k_jerome   Feb-20-07 11:50 PM   #31 
  - These guys are menaces. I'd give them more than ten years.  Zynx   Feb-20-07 11:52 PM   #32 
  - Killing an animal is a serious offense  KingFlorez   Feb-20-07 11:55 PM   #33 
  - What about the millions of animals tortured at cosmetic companies?  Pithlet   Feb-21-07 12:39 AM   #35 
  - I have to take issue with your suggestion of hypocrisy  tofunut   Feb-20-07 11:58 PM   #34 
  - gotcha nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Feb-21-07 12:46 PM   #36 
  - Ten years is a long time for killing a dog.  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-21-07 12:48 PM   #37 
  - the judge is a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall award from the  fishwax   Feb-21-07 01:12 PM   #38 
  - It was a racist verdict. I have known white people murder humans, and walk in less than 10 years.  Beelzebud   Feb-21-07 01:16 PM   #39 
  - Did they duct tape, torture, and roast those humans to death?  slackmaster   Feb-21-07 03:32 PM   #47 
  - what they did was sick  turtlensue   Feb-21-07 01:44 PM   #40 
  - Their race was irrelevant. The maximum sentence was appropriate here.  Eugene   Feb-21-07 02:14 PM   #41 
  - hmm  jollyreaper2112   Feb-21-07 02:48 PM   #42 
  - Key words from the article: "nine felony counts"  slackmaster   Feb-21-07 03:30 PM   #45 
  - Race doesn't mean jack in this case.  seawolf   Feb-21-07 03:33 PM   #48 
  - Another Georgia teen got 10 years for consensual sex with a minor  live love laugh   Feb-21-07 03:37 PM   #49 
  - Their past record got them the ten years-not the overt act.  JacksonWest   Feb-21-07 04:33 PM   #52 
  - Read the article. The animal cruelty sentence was 5 years  mnhtnbb   Feb-21-07 04:41 PM   #53 
 

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