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The 15-year-old charged in the fatal shooting of a girl on a Homestead school bus will be allowed to attend school and go to church while he's out on bond, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Jordyn Howe will also be allowed to see his attorney but otherwise will have to stay at home, Judge Ellen Sue Venzer ruled during a hearing Wednesday that the teen and his family attended.
"You're not to be going to the movies, you're not hanging out, you go from home to school, you go from school to home," Venzer told the teen.
Originally posted by Golf66
Perhaps if we stopped codling criminals for their infractions then the law abiding would not need to be punished.
The problem in our nation comes from lax enforcement not a lack of laws.
Laws we have plenty of. Strict enforcement not so much - everyone has rights in America, especially the criminals because they have their own advocates, the whole system works to get them a break for their particular brand of sob story.
Yet, the law abiding gun owner can't catch a break?
Originally posted by dc4lifeskater
If I were the dad of the girl this would be perfect so I can just figure out the time the bus lets him off so that I would be able to shoot him for killing my daughter.. Its no accidental shooting when a kid has a gun on a school bus. First he shouldn't have had it, second even if he did def should be at school or on the bus. He deserves life in prison and we wont have to worry about there being a next time.
Originally posted by GogoVicMorrow
reply to post by dc4lifeskater
Let's not go nuts. If it was truly an accident he doesn't deserve to go to prison for life. I don't know what is a fair punishment, but what you are suggesting is extreme. He is still a kid and he made a huge mistake, had he taken his parents car for a foolish joy ride and accidentally hit and killed someone I doubt people would say he needs to go to prison for the majority of his life or be killed! Just because a gun was involved the extreme rhetoric starts. If anything his parents should be punished for not keeping their guns put up safely, and this kid should face charges, but don't take his life away because of an accident. People seem to think someone is an automatic sociopath when a gun is involved, but I bet this kid is having a hard time with this too.
To me this is more evidence that gun safety needs to be taught. WIth gun safety taught to all kids then this accident likely wouldn't have happened (if it is indeed an accident).edit on 31-1-2013 by GogoVicMorrow because: (no reason given)