Most kids under 13 couldn’t get locked up under House Bill 1207

Children not yet teenagers don’t belong behind bars, unless they’re a violent felon or mess with guns. That’s what House Bill 1207 does. The legislation is up for its first hearing before the House Judiciary Committee this afternoon. The bill would take locked-away detention off the table for non-violent offenders who are 10, 11 or 12. Children younger […]

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