How the end-bail crowd is already making city streets more violent

How the end-bail crowd is already making city streets more violent

(excerpt from the NY Post - March 7, 2019)

New York’s streets are already more violent, thanks to the political war on bail. Consider just three recent cases:

Commenting on the Hernandez case and the city courts’ current inconsistency on bail, an NYPD source told The Post, “We’re letting out the most violent people who are committing crimes.”

It’s rare to make it onto the criminal bench in this town without political connections, so it’s no surprise to see judges sniffing the political winds — which are no longer about protecting the innocent.

Even after the disastrous mass-bailout stunt by RFK Human Rights, and while New York is still seeing last year’s Raise the Age law play out, the Legislature seems poised to move further down the “let ’em all loose” line by ending cash bail entirely.

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