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Do the crime, (maybe) pay the time

In California, 14- and 15-year-old psychopathic killers will no longer be "punished" as adults, condemned death row inmates will not be put to death, and sanctuary city policies prevent local law enforcement agencies from working with ICE to prohibit the release of violent criminal illegal aliens back into the communities. Did California law makers secretly convene and vote to make California the location of a reality show adaptation of the "Purge" movies?  (Quick movie summary: Once a year, Americans are given a 12-hour window in which anyone can commit any crime without facing any criminal charges.)

Daniel Marsh, who openly expressed his desire to kill, was 15 years old when he viciously stabbed and mutilated a randomly selected elderly couple as they slept in their Davis, California, home.  "By his own admission his main objective was to remain undetected and to become a serial Killer."  SB 1391, signed by former Governor Jerry Brown on Sept. 30, 2018, became law on January 1, 2019.  Under this new law, no 14 or 15 year old can ever be tried as an adult.  All crimes, including first-degree murder, committed by a 14 or 15 year old must be adjudicated in juvenile court.  The California juvenile justice system is designed to "rehabilitate" minors, not punish them.  The sanctions imposed upon a minor do not "include retribution."  (W&I Code §202(e)).  In fact, according to California law makers, "When the minor is no longer a ward of the juvenile court, the guidance he or she received should enable him or her to be a law-abiding and productive member of his or her family and the community." (W&I Code §202(b)). 
SB 1391 will most likely apply to Daniel Marsh (who is now almost 22 years old) even though Yolo County Superior Court Judge Samuel McAdam recently found after extended evidentiary hearings that "[t]his was a highly sophisticated, extraordinary and rare crime even for the most hardened and seasoned adult criminal" and that "there is virtually no chance that [he] will be rehabilitated before he turns 25 years old..."  (the entire court ruling is here).  Twenty-five years old is the maximum age upon which juvenile delinquents fall within the juvenile court's jurisdiction if they were committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities. (W&I Code §607).  Is the City of Davis ready to welcome Mr. Marsh back in three years?  I mean, by then he should "be a law-abiding and productive member of his or her family and the community."

Regarding the state's sanctuary city laws, a few weeks ago 59-year-old Bambi Larson was stabbed to death in her San Jose home by Arevalo Carranza. Carranza, a previously deported illegal alien, had been arrested and released six times "on suspicion of committing offenses including burglary, battery, false imprisonment, possession of methamphetamine, and prowling."  San Jose Police Chief, Eddie Garcia, is furious with California's sanctuary city laws stating "[t]his isn't about politics, this is about public safety."  According to Garcia, ICE placed a detainer order on Carranza but it was ignored multiple times by Santa Clara County because of its sanctuary policies.  Erik Bonnar, an acting field office director for ICE added, "[h]ow many more people have to be killed or injured before California lawmakers will open discussions to revise the state policy prohibiting local law enforcement agencies from working with ICE to apprehend dangerous criminal aliens?"  Good question.

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