Constitutional rights aren’t all that effective if you don’t know what they are. Many younger American's have no clue what rights they have, I mean just watch Jon Stewart or The Colbert Report or O'Reily Factor. These shows show videos all the time of the stupidity of people. Maybe if people were more educated on [...]
I personally find both of these law enforcement problems incredible appalling. On one side we have children who did something wrong but are being punished to the full extent of the law when really they are children who made a mistake that they may or may not have had an understanding of what they did. Nor did the children have the understanding of the possible consequences. This is a case of the punishment doesn't fit the crime. On the other hand we have the Police Chief and Mayor of Salt Lake City promoting the image of picking and choosing the laws that they enforce. We have criminals who have broken the law willfully and with intent by crossing the border illegally.