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No More “Get out of Jail Free” Cards for Violent Offenders

This week, I introduced a bill that would prevent those arrested for crimes like hurting and molesting children, murder and rape from leaving jail without paying a secure bond.   Click here to see the local news story.

Make Sex Assualt Suspects Pay

The fact that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was released on an unsecured bond, given that he is charged with 40 counts of sexually assaulting children, is outrageous (“For Penn State’s Mike McQueary, questions and a leave,” Web, Nov. 11). Sadly, too often individuals charged with serious crimes, like Mr. Sandusky, walkContinue Reading