Follow sentencing guidelines for all, no exceptions

2013-02-10T00:00:00Z Follow sentencing guidelines for all, no exceptions nwitimes.com
February 10, 2013 12:00 am

It continues to amaze me how sometimes we pick and choose what laws to follow. The case in point is Jack Schaap, former pastor at First Baptist Church of Hammond.

The federal sentencing guidelines have Pastor Schaap looking at 10 years in federal prison but his lawyers want to make motion to change the sentencing guidelines.

Our beloved Pastor Schaap is a “natural man” just like our judges over there in U.S. Federal Court (downtown Hammond). Jerry Lozano, who "took his medicine” on Jan. 4 (21 months), is also a “natural man."

It doesn’t make much sense to have sentencing guidelines if you’re not going to adhere to them.

- Ricardo (Streetwise) Moreno, East Chicago

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