FROM RICHMOND

DOESN’T ADD-UP

Story after story has addressed issues regarding the coronavirus. If one takes the time to compare stories side-by-side, government decisions make little sense.

In Virginia, Gov. Northam has chosen to act the oracle of compassion and commonsense. He asked the General Assembly to allow those prisoners who had less than a year left on their sentences to be let out early if he chose to.

The Democrat majority dutifully did as he requested. This group of prisoners includes rapists and murderers.

In one case, the victim was a police officer. In another -- closer to home in Halifax County -- a woman murdered her son-in-law and was released after serving only eight years. The communities in which these murders were committed are furious.

 

 

 

 

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