“I demand justice for Kade,” Suzette Lewin sobbed Monday, holding a photo of her 12-year-old son. shot while eating Thursday in the car. Mayor Eric Adams, at her side, asked, “Whose child is next?”
How many more innocent children have to die before the legislature gets serious about reversing the rising crime rate in New York? Kade Lewin’s senseless death follows 3-year-old girl hit by gunfire Last month, the 7-year-old was grazed by a bullet in Coney Island and the United States outside a daycare center in Brownsville 11-month-old hit by a stray bullet in the Bronx in January.
But Democratic majorities in both houses see how little they will accept of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s already inadequate criminal justice fixes. What does MP Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn have to say to her constituent Suzette Lewin?
The mayor reports that his new anti-gun squad found this 70% of gun-wielding arrestees had a criminal record: Perpetrators released on lesser charges escalate.
New York lawmakers face a simple choice: give judges the freedom to remand criminals they deem dangerous, or let the blood of children fill the streets.
https://nypost.com/2022/04/04/how-many-kids-must-die-before-albany-gets-serious-about-crime/ How many children must die before Albany takes the crime seriously?