Topic: WTF
Submitted By: 1boss
Date Submitted: 11-17-13


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3000 People Doing Life For 23 Petty Crimes, SMDH
As of last year, according to a report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union, more than 3,200 people were serving life in prison without parole for nonviolent crimes. A close examination of these cases by the ACLU reveals just how petty some of these offenses are. People got life for, among other things… Possessing a crack pipe Possessing a bottle cap containing a trace amount of heroin (too minute to be weighed) Having traces of cocaine in clothes pockets that were invisible to the naked eye but detected in lab tests Having a single crack rock at home Possessing 32 grams of marijuana (worth about $380 in California) with intent to distribute Passing out several grams of LSD at a Grateful Dead show Acting as a go-between in the sale of $10 worth of marijuana to an undercover cop Selling a single crack rock Verbally negotiating another man's sale of two small pieces of fake crack to an undercover cop Having a stash of over-the-counter decongestant pills that could be used to make methamphetamine Attempting to cash a stolen check Possessing stolen scrap metal (the offender was a junk dealer)—10 valves and one elbow pipe Possessing stolen wrenches Siphoning gasoline from a truck Stealing tools from a shed and a welding machine from

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