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Measure 11 Editorial March 22, 2011

Posted by FairSentencing in : Current News , trackback

Measure 11
Seriously, folks, can we please, with an open mind and devoid of fear, take a minute to look at the facts in regard to Measure 11? I’m not speaking to you as a politician or representative of some special-interest group. I’m speaking as a deeply concerned citizen who happens to be a survivor of several Measure 11 crimes.

I’m adamantly against Measure 11 in its current form. It’s bankrupting our state without achieving its intended goal. Will I feel any safer in another three years when my offender is released back into my community? Absolutely not. Why? Because the cost of Measure 11 has robbed us of any opportunity to treat either the person or the problem, and we will be no safer than we were the day I nearly lost my life.




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