Skip to comments.Radical Left Wreaks Havoc on New York's Criminal Justice System
Posted on 01/21/2020 2:32:57 PM PST by Kaslin
Great job, New York Democrats, you’ve really done it this time!
As the rest of the nation watches, your misguided far-left policies, passed in the middle of the night due to one party rule, are deconstructing law and order across the Empire State and replacing it with so called “criminal justice reforms” that embolden career criminals and put innocent New Yorkers at risk.
As of January 1, those committing a wide and varied list of crimes in New York state, including: coercion, menacing, stalking, assault, aggravated harassment and even aggravated assault of a child (click here for list) are freed with absolutely no bail. Unbelievably, serious crimes including strangulation, drug dealing of nearly any type, criminally negligent homicide and manslaughter are all included on the list.
Over the past few weeks New Yorkers have witnessed:
The number of crimes is guaranteed to rise because under this law:
Surprisingly, the constitutional rights of the accused to a speedy trial is never addressed in the reforms, even though common sense improvements to the court system could vastly reduce the time between arrest and trial and ensure that the accused received their constitutionally-protected right to a speedy trial.
Governor Cuomo and the Democrats went wild after seizing control of both houses of the State Legislature in the 2018 elections. In just the first legislative session, they enacted a late-term abortion bill that allows the procedure up until birth. The legislature callously removed criminal penalties if an unborn baby is killed during an assault on its mother.
In addition, they lowered sentencing for misdemeanor crimes to protect illegal immigrants convicted of crimes from deportation. Even more outrageous is the issuing of driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants without conducting proper background checks and while requiring notification of the license holder if federal law enforcement agencies request their information as part of an investigation.
In one of the most horrific incidents that took place in the wake of New York’s bail reform, an illegal immigrant was arrested for an assault after attacking and slashing his own father. But the NYPD was forced to ignore an ICE detainer request issued on the same day of the arrest. The man was released without bail and was then arrested just weeks later for sexually abusing and murdering a 92-year-old woman. The victim would be alive today if not for Bill de Blasio’s sanctuary policy that is supported by local, state, and even federal Democrat elected officials, like New York Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and my opponent, Max Rose.
The protection of its citizens is the first responsibility of any government, but the insane policies of the social justice warriors of the radical left have turned New York’s criminal justice system upside down, handcuffing the police, district attorneys, and judges while endangering the law-abiding citizens our laws are meant to protect.
It becomes obvious how radical these reforms are when even some Democrats are taken aback. David Soares, the self-described progressive District Attorney of Albany County, bluntly described the reforms as “laws dismantling order.”
Sadly, he’s right. The rule of law is being dismantled on the municipal, state, and federal levels.
When lawmakers that have a blatant disregard for rule of law and public safety are elected to federal office, what is happening in New York can happen nationally.
Nicole Malliotakis represents portions of Brooklyn and Staten Island in the New York State Assembly and was the Republican nominee for NYC mayor in 2017. She’s currently a candidate for congress in New York’s 11th C.D. www.nicoleforny.com
Dallas, that deranged neighbor to my east, has its own crazy leftist policies, like not prosecuting thefts under $700.
Yesterday some idiot NYC politician claimed NYC was being ruined by people moving in from Ohio or Iowa and only the natives knew real New York.
Well, guess the natives shouldnt be restless then.
Sure looks like it from here.
Not bragging, my state is California
trained educated individuals are now
fleeing, and others are refusing to come to,
the criminal-protection zone, known
as New York.
Oh. Wait. The FBI leads the pack in discretionary lawlessness.
It’s all proceeding according to the socialist plan.
Facilitate societal collapse, and foment anarchy in the streets.
Then “The People” will be grateful when the totalitarians begin rounding up “criminals” “bums” “the insane” “parasites” and “troublemakers” (IOW political opponents) and making them disappear.
There will be a hefty price to pay for this stupidity, and it won’t be long before the piper will come collecting.
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