2nd Amendment, Politics, States

Dems to Abolish Prison Terms for Violent Crime

The newly-elected Manhattan district attorney is pledging not to seek prison sentences for the majority of violent felony offenders in his jurisdiction, limiting incarceration only to convicted murderers and some convict of violent crimes involving weapons.

Alvin Bragg’s office announced in documents released Tuesday that “the office will not seek carceral sentence other than for homicide” or “class B violent felony in which a deadly weapon causes serious injury, domestic violence felonies,” and a handful of exceptions.

New York County is coextensive with the city borough of Manhattan. Bragg, who was elected as New York County District attorney last year, is also planning simply not to prosecute crimes involving traffic violations, interference with an arrest, trespassing, and resisting arrest. Read more…

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