Thursday, May 20, 2010

Court: Sexually dangerous can be kept in prison

Indefinite detention leaks into the general, non-turr'ist population. Now there is no rehabilitation, no repayment of debt to society, no justice for your crime; you just go away, and you'll stay there until some bureaucrat - not a jury of your peers - decides when you can be released. See how sneaky they are, beginning this process targeting a vile, despised, tiny segment of the population - sexual predators. The average, chemically-lobotomized yuppy's response to this is, hell yeah keep them in prison! I don't want no sexual predator living next door to me. And woe to people like me who oppose this tyrannical piece of garbage...we're enabling sexual deviants.

But then it'll move on to some other slightly-less despised demographic, until eventually it just applies to everyone. And those same yuppies won't bother themselves - because they lack the capacity - to look back and realize it all began by violating the rights of those they most despised.

    Washington Post -

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered "sexually dangerous" after their prison terms are complete.

    The high court in a 7-2 judgment reversed a lower court decision that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing indefinite detentions of considered "sexually dangerous."

    "The statute is a 'necessary and proper' means of exercising the federal authority that permits Congress to create federal criminal laws, to punish their violation, to imprison violators, to provide appropriately for those imprisoned and to maintain the security of those who are not imprisoned but who may be affected by the federal imprisonment of others," said Justice Stephen Breyer, writing the majority opinion.

    President George W. Bush in 2006 signed the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, which authorized the civil commitment of sexually dangerous federal inmates.

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