Judge Sentences Teen To Church

Full story: NBC San Diego

An Oklahoma teen was sentenced to attend church every Sunday for 10 years for his involvement in a DUI manslaughter case.
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1 - 12 of 12 Comments Last updated Nov 21, 2012
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#1 Nov 20, 2012
This is sad, this kid should consider himself very lucky because in any other case he'd be in jail for manslaughter. Wow.. still can't believe it. I feel sorry for the families.

People be safe, some like to drink a lot during the holidays remember there are others on the road with you when you drive.

Pick a designated driver!
Friends, don't be afraid to swipe the keys if they are drunk.

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#2 Nov 20, 2012
what an idiot judge, if i were the family i'd be pissed.
Teenager

Medford, NY

#3 Nov 20, 2012
Noooooooo!!!!

Send me to jail!!!!
D Up

Virginia Beach, VA

#4 Nov 20, 2012
Keep him away from the holy wine

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#5 Nov 20, 2012
Pretty harsh. He must be a serial killer.

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I like it.

#6 Nov 20, 2012
Depends on the church.
Liberty Warrior

Hammonton, NJ

#7 Nov 21, 2012
Doesn't this violate the Constitution. I'm all for him going to church for forgiveness of his sins but he should do so of his own Free Will. If the Government can mandate that you must go to church then it can mandate that you don't as well. Hopefully this teen will find redemption.
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#8 Nov 21, 2012
Liberty Warrior wrote:
Doesn't this violate the Constitution. I'm all for him going to church for forgiveness of his sins but he should do so of his own Free Will. If the Government can mandate that you must go to church then it can mandate that you don't as well. Hopefully this teen will find redemption.
I thought the same but the article doesn't go into detail about what the family of the victims said during trail or even at the end of the trail when they say speak on about the victims. Who knows they may have requested it or put it as an option before the judge to consider... presented by the DA as well... they consider many things in those closed doors..
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#9 Nov 21, 2012
That should work.
Few DUI's involve regular church goers.

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#10 Nov 21, 2012
Donkey Estonkey wrote:
That should work.
Few DUI's involve regular church goers.
Show me where you found that statistic. Don't worry, I won't look.
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#11 Nov 21, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Show me where you found that statistic. Don't worry, I won't look.
I'll tell you, but out of respect, won't show you:
Pulled it outa my ...

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#12 Nov 21, 2012
Donkey Estonkey wrote:
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I'll tell you, but out of respect, won't show you:
Pulled it outa my ...
Much obliged.

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