Mandatory Pre-Emptive Action For Trolls:
No, I am not in favor of gang activity or drug trafficking. I am against stripping decision-making authority from the people who know the most about the case- the judge who should determine the sentence.
This is another ‘fix’ that will do nothing to stop crime (presumably those being sentenced have all been arrested, charged, tried, and found guilty, but you just can’t be sure anymore), will waste enormous amounts of resources, and most certainly will end up imprisoning people who may not be innocent, but most certainly do not deserve to spend 15-20 years in jail because some idiots in Washington felt the need to ‘do something.’
This bill sounds so awful, it almost certainly will receive broad support from both ‘Law and Order’ Republicans and the timid Democrats who want to show they can be ‘tough on crime, too.’