Rapist and murderers could be set free after age 55 if ‘crazy’ bill proposed by NYC Dems passes Conservative News Today
"New York City Republicans and law enforcement officials are incensed over a proposal seeking to grant parole eligibility to older inmates who have served some prison time.
Currently imprisoned felons, including murderers and rapists, could be out on the street again if the controversial state bill passes, allowing inmates aged 55 and older who have been in prison at least 15 years to be eligible for parole.
New York City councilman Joe Borelli blasted the “elder parole” bill with its automatic eligibility during an appearance on “Fox & Friends First” Monday.
“These are not people that stole a candy bar, they’re not people that smoked a joint and got caught,” he said, contending that anyone in jail for 15 years or more has likely committed a “heinous crime” that “at 15 years prior, a judge and jury thought you deserved to be put away for almost the remainder of your life.”
Murderers, rapists, child molesters and others with Class A and Class B felonies would be eligible for parole under the proposed bill, which Borelli slammed as “basically an amnesty program,” citing the issues with the New York State Parole Board..."