This is such a sad story. Not just sad because of the people who died, not just sad because the person who killed them got off; it's sad because what does it tell the children (and teens) coming up now? If they are anything but rich and white, it tells them that they don't mean anything. That rich white people run the world and that nothing has changed in all the years since slavery was supposedly abolished. Back then, if
Now, a white teenager can kill four people and tell the police "I'm outta here", but he doesn't even get a 'beat down'!!
What is wrong with people that they think this is okay?
At first I wondered what judge would go along with such a backwards defense; then I read on and discovered that this is the same judge that gave a 14 year old black child 10 years for punching a man who died 2 days later! He got 10 years, but read this story of what this teenager, Ethan Crouch actually did. And the judge let him go???
Texas. The state that executes retarded people like Marvin Wilson, convicted of murder ( (even though the Supreme Court said they couldn't!)
Andrea Yates (drowned her 5 children),
Richard Ramirez (the Night Stalker),
With all the criminals including Clyde Barrow to come out of Texas, you would think they'd be experts at the whole procedure by now.