Freedom comes with a price?

 

America is the only country in the world that sentences children to die in prison with no possibility of parole.
For the last year I have tried to get others to help Oklahoma join other states (even republican states) that have ended JLWOP. I finally understand exactly what it takes... $ <---plain and simple. People will help when they are getting paid to do so.
I know you dont know me, but if you support this cause you are going to have to trust me with your 20 bucks or however much you decide to give.... Help me give poor kids the same privelage that rich kids recieve when they make a bad decision. --Resources.  A chance.  An opportunity.  My eyes are fixed on the 40 serving this sentence in Oklahoma and I will not break my gaze.
Thankfully in the last few months The Pope, The National Association of Counties and The American Correctional Association have issued statements opposing this practice.  I wish they would send me, or others working to end it, some money. :) I wont wish, I will pray, and hope.  

Recent findings in neuroscience confirm what many parents and teachers have long known: brain maturation is a process that continues through adolescence and into early adulthood. Impulse control, planning, and thinking ahead are skills still in development well beyond age 18. In addition, there is widespread agreement among child development researchers that young people who commit crimes are more likely to reform their behavior and have a better chance at rehabilitation than adults (fair sentencing for youth article 'Less Guilty by Reason of Adolesence')

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Selah Vie 
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Austin, TX
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