There is a growing shift in juvenile justice reform coined the “raise the age” initiative, in which legislators are pushing to raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction. While most states advocate age 17 or 18, there are some states campaigning jurisdiction for juveniles age 21 and under. Much has recently been discovered revealing the brain doesn’t finish developing… Continue reading You can help
Lonoke has always had issues with elected officials, prominent members of the community, and old families abusing power. One could argue that it goes all the way back to owning slaves, and the reputation of those in Lonoke that were especially brutal masters. Growing up with an abusive father, I knew what it was like… Continue reading So, why now?