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Supreme Court to consider whether DC sniper who shot dead 10 people was too young to get life

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Posted By: JoniTx, 3/18/2019 12:40:00 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the case of one of the “D.C. snipers,” who was given life without parole for murder in 2002 shooting rampage. Lee Boyd Malvo, now 34, admitted he was the triggerman in a series of shootings in the D.C. suburban area that left 10 dead and many wounded. He was convicted of the murders of Linda Franklin, 47, an FBI analyst, and Kenneth Bridges, 53, a businessman and father of six, as well as the attempted murder of Caroline Seawell, now 60, who was shot in the back. He was found guilty by

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 3/18/2019 12:45:37 PM (No. 4937)
Old enough to vote at sixteen but too young to get life for murdering people at seventeen. I smell Democrats in the woodpile here.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: SALady 3/18/2019 12:50:38 PM (No. 4940)
What the hell is wrong with our society -- especially our legal system?!?!?!?!?

Seriously, a 14-year-old girl is supposedly "mature" enough to get an abortion (morality aside, a major medical treatment) without her parents´ permission or even knowledge!!!!

But a 16-year-old can mass murder a bunch of people, and there is a question if he is "mature" enough to get a life sentence for his evil crimes?!?!?!?!?!?

Why is he even still breathing, much less why is there a question about whether he should ever see the outside of a prison again?!?!?!?!?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 3/18/2019 12:54:58 PM (No. 4949)
Old enough now to be executed.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/18/2019 12:57:37 PM (No. 4947)
Waiting for Trayvonesque pics of Malvo as a little kid.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clinger 3/18/2019 12:59:06 PM (No. 4935)
I think it was wrong to let 18 year olds vote. We send them to war precisely for the reasons we should not let them vote. You can get them to do horrible things.

When it comes to Barrycare you aren´t an adult until after 26. What is it kiddies?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 3/18/2019 1:12:29 PM (No. 4939)
Malvo wasn´t convicted because of what he was or wasn´t-he was convicted for WHAT HE DID.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sunhan65 3/18/2019 1:12:29 PM (No. 4941)
Why is he not already dead? He was not too young to take life. He was not too young to have his life taken from him in the partial recompense for the harm he did to others and for our society´s failure to stop killers like this before they turn families into victims.

We have already failed the victims in so many ways. We should at least have the moral courage and competence to end the life of someone who has ended the lives of so many of our own.

Every day he lives is an injustice to those he killed.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1 3/18/2019 1:21:21 PM (No. 4936)
The fact that they both were filthy islamofascist terrorist pigs was quietly ignored by the media at the time they were arrested..
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rumblehog 3/18/2019 1:27:20 PM (No. 4952)
So next time a terrorist wants to commit mass murder, hire a kid.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: IowaDad 3/18/2019 1:31:30 PM (No. 4934)
I Agree. I would reduce his sentence from 10 consecutive life sentences to nine consecutive life sentences, with one life sentence off for good behavior.

Justice includes mercy
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 3/18/2019 1:46:27 PM (No. 4950)
Should have been executed.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: udanja99 3/18/2019 2:06:59 PM (No. 4942)
Fry him.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 3/18/2019 2:10:39 PM (No. 4951)
This should be interesting. Watch that dirty back-stabber Roberts be the deciding vote- again!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: caljeepgirl 3/18/2019 2:47:08 PM (No. 4932)
Right on schedule.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: offrope 3/18/2019 3:30:35 PM (No. 4938)
His co-murderer was executed. This guy already got all the break he deserves.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Franz 3/18/2019 3:45:03 PM (No. 4945)
There have been plenty of other legal minors tried as adults because of the severity of the crimes they committed.

If this stone cold mass murderer is let out, it will be a gross miscarriage of justice. And, every other legal minor tried as an adult will want to be released.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: droopydog 3/18/2019 3:55:19 PM (No. 4933)
Every day...EVERY day I read something more disturbing than I read yesterday. What is this doing before the Supreme Court? They are limited in the number of cases they can hear, why would they select this one?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ginadee 3/18/2019 6:02:52 PM (No. 4943)
He killed. Life sentence sounds fair to me. If I were a judge he would get the needle.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bad-hair 3/18/2019 6:32:12 PM (No. 4948)
Cry me a river. I´d take you on a cruise, on a Navy ship, in December someplace about 300 miles south of Greenland. And leave you there.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: kono 3/18/2019 7:34:10 PM (No. 4946)
It´s not like he had a juvenile spaz and killed somebody without knowing it was wrong. It´s not like he had a precocious fit and ran over 10 pedestrians.

Ten separate instances of pre-meditated murder with special circumstances of using a firearm and lying concealed in wait... He was not too young to receive the sentence he got.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 3/18/2019 11:04:01 PM (No. 4944)
As usual, the victims are not here for an opinion. I remember this case well. He is wasting taxpayer dollars, but if you are old enough to do the crime, you are old enough to do the time.
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