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Schwartzeneggar to Parole Killer Turned Priest

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Governor Schwartzeneggar has decided to allow a man who committed a thrill killing to be paroled. While in prison, the man repented, then earned his masters degree in Theology. He is now an Episcopalean priest, who has been counseling other inmates at Soledad prison.

I believe that the former killer has redeemed himself, but he did kill someone, and the victim deserves justice too. For the victim's family, justice is not being served.

I am sure that there are going to be very strong feelings on both sides of this issue. Would like to hear what the rest of you think about this.

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He has to be kidding....... he sent Tookie Williams to death, but he will parole this guy?! Let me guess... this guy is white
 

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vandree said:
He has to be kidding....... he sent Tookie Williams to death, but he will parole this guy?! Let me guess... this guy is white

Bingo. Someone just got it, and it didnt take long.

I will email you a virtual cigar if you promise to print it out and smoke it. :)
 

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WRONG, this man admitted his crime, Tookie still pretended to be innocent, BIG difference.
 

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vandree said:
He has to be kidding....... he sent Tookie Williams to death, but he will parole this guy?! Let me guess... this guy is white

Tookie was sentenced to death, this fellow was not sentenced to death. My understanding is that he was not sentenced to life without possibility of parole.

Therefore, he eventually obtained parole. A different matter altogether from vacating a death sentence.
 

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Carl said:
Tookie was sentenced to death, this fellow was not sentenced to death. My understanding is that he was not sentenced to life without possibility of parole.

Therefore, he eventually obtained parole. A different matter altogether from vacating a death sentence.

Agreed, some just are drooling at the chance to make this a race issue, shame on them!:roll:
 
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