Joe Biden and fellow Democrats across the US have been pondering what they can do to alleviate the rise of violent crime that has plagued this nation since Biden took office. Maybe they could start by NOT putting convicted serial killers back out on the streets!
Take, for example, Uber-Liberal Mike Schmidt, the district attorney for Multnomah County, Oregon. You all know Mike, he’s the guy that when riots made Portland ground zero for Antifa/Black Lives Matter riots and arson and looting and even murder, Schmidt was the one who declined to prosecute hundreds of criminals.
Voters elected Mike in May 2020, and you know the old adage, “elections have consequences.” As if having a liberal DA like Schmidt’s rolling over on the BLM protestors who set Portland ablaze wasn’t bad enough — 30 plus years of liberal democrat Governors that have tainted the ranks of Oregon’s courts with liberal judges. One of whom just sent a convicted serial killer back out onto the streets.
In the 1980s and ’90s, a guy named Homer Lee Jackson 3rd went on a killing spree. At least four young women lost their lives to the serial killer.
Police found DNA evidence to tie all four murders to Jackson.
The Judge in question recently threw out all the DNA evidence against the killer Jackson.
Still, DA had four murder cases he could have taken to a jury. He chose to let Jackson walk instead, allowing him to plead guilty to lesser crimes negligent homicide and given credit for time served – 6 years – and no punishment beyond that.
“It’s not fair at all,” said Rachel Triplet, cousin of one of Jackson’s victims, who was there in the courtroom during his plea. “He took four people’s lives. I don’t feel like it’s a win today. It feels like a slap in the face.”
The families of those young women are obviously angry, but elections have consequences, and this is what happens in states where voters elect Democrats who are soft on crime and who go on to appoint judges that let criminals walk.