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Originally posted by The Ghost Who Walks
Originally posted by Honor93
reply to post by Theorytripper
but, but .. what ever happened to the best 'code' of all ???
Do unto others ... blah, blah, blah ??
something tells me that laws were created to abolish common sense.
Well, more likely to reinforce common sense.
Jails are full of scum that lack common sense...
I haven't seen any slaves being sold. So you could say the emancipation proclamation solved the problem of slavery.
Outlawing slavery has solved the problem; therefore slavery isn't a problem anymore in the US.
.....On November 20th, according to court documents filed last week, three tomato pickers made their way to the Collier County Sheriff’s office after having escaped two days earlier through the ventilation hatch of a box truck where they had been held against their will by their employer. The three men told police of an Immokalee-based tomato harvesting slavery ring in which workers “were beaten and forced to work exclusively for the Navarrete family,” according to an article entitled, “Family accused of enslaving workers at Immokalee camp” in the Naples Daily News (12/7/07)...... weap.org...
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency estimates that 50,000 people are trafficked into or transited through the U.S.A. annually as sex slaves, domestics, garment, and agricultural slaves.
The United States is a destination country for thousands of men, women, and children trafficked largely from Mexico and East Asia, as well as countries in South Asia, Central America, Africa, and Europe, for the purposes of sexual and labor exploitation. Three-quarters of all foreign adult victims identified during the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 were victims of trafficking for forced labor..... gvnet.com...
The law that allows you an attorney even if you cannot afford one. We have zero defendants being put on trial without counsel now unless they want to rep themselves which is also their right.
Completely solved the problem of the 'accused' not being able to have the assistance of counsel for their defense.