Posts Categorized: Jessica’s laws

Maryland vs. Texas

Kudos to Gov. O’Malley of Maryland and shame on Rep. Aaron Pena and the Texas House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence While Texas republicans debated expanding the death penalty to repeat child molesters, the Maryland governor, Martin O’Malley testified in support of the Death penalty Abolition bill. According to the Washington Post: The issue, one of…read more

Tough on Crime

There is a great editorial in today’s Dallas Morning News about the tough on crime politicians in Texas and the so called Jessica’s laws: The worst idea floated in Austin would have Texas join five other states andallow the death penalty for sex crimes against children. As unforgivable as thatcrime is, it doesn’t warrant a…read more