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As California softens on crime, thousands of convicted pedophiles in the state are being released early. How could this happen?

From Daily Mail. Pedophiles are getting less than a year prison time after a range of horrific acts, including raping kids under 14, a DailyMail.com investigation reveals.

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Analysis of a California database of sex offenders shows thousands of child molesters are being let out after just a few months, despite sentencing guidelines.

Current and former sex crime prosecutors said the figures are ‘terrifying’ and ‘shameful’.

More than 7,000 sex offenders were convicted of ‘lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age’ but were let out of prison the same year they were incarcerated, data from the California Megan’s Law database says.

Others who committed some of the worst child sex crimes on the statute books served similarly short sentences, including 365 pedophiles convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child who spent less than 12 months in prison, 39 cases of sodomy with a child under 16, and three cases of kidnapping a child under 14 ‘with intent to commit lewd or lascivious acts’, according to the data.

Former Los Angeles sex crimes prosecutor Samuel Dordulian told DailyMail.com he was ‘shocked’ by the statistics and described them as ‘frightening for society’.

‘Statistics clearly show that pedophiles don’t get reformed. They’re going to come out and they’re going to commit again,’ Dordulian said.

‘Letting these people out early, we’re allowing for a lot more victimization. And that’s terrifying.’

It is unclear whether the Megan’s Law database prison time statistics are similar for other states, as DailyMail.com was only able to obtain detailed sex offender data for California. …

Like most states, California has a law requiring sex offenders to register their address with the Department of Justice, and to provide updates if they move house.

In 1996 the Clinton administration passed a law, named after a pedophile murder victim Megan Kanka, to require their information be published.

California’s Megan’s Law website, www.meganslaw.ca.gov, allows anyone to search for sex offenders, with details including name, age, residence, offenses, their mugshot, and the dates they were last convicted and released from prison.

DailyMail.com compiled the data of the 54,986 sex offenders who were listed on the website in July 2019 and analyzed the results.

It showed 41,794 (76%) committed offenses involving children.

DailyMail.com compared the published dates of these pedophiles’ convictions versus the year they were released from prison according to the Megan’s Law database.

The results showed that the average pedophile served two years and 10 months in prison.

LA attorney Dordulian said that was ‘surprisingly very low.’

‘In my days [in the LA DA’s office], we made every effort to get as long of a prison sentence as we could, because we knew that the minute they’re going to come out, they’re more likely to reoffend and another child’s gonna get harmed,’ he told DailyMail.com

The lawyer, who now represents victims of sexual abuse, pointed to policies backed by California Governor Gavin Newsom allowing for shortening of sentences to reduce the prison population.

‘With Newsom, they’ve passed a lot of legislation where they are allowing for resentencing, they’re allowing for people to come back and there’s a push to have less time spent in prison,’ Dordulian said. …

‘But these types of individuals, they’re not amenable to rehabilitation, and studies have shown that,’ he added. ‘They’re gonna harm another child. …

According the US Justice Department, sex offenders are at least four times more likely than other criminals to be rearrested for a sex crime. …

The most common offense in the database was ‘lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age’, committed 19,441 times. Despite its severity, the average time served for this crime was just two years and 11 months.

And 7,152 pedophiles who committed this crime served less than a year.

Some 114 men who committed the even worse version of this offense, where the act against the under-14 child was ‘by force or fear’, ended up serving less than a year in prison, according to the data.

Others serving less than 12 months included 13 counts of aggravated sexual assault of an under-14 with intent to rape, three counts of kidnapping a child under 14 with intent to commit lewd or lascivious acts, five counts of assault with intent to rape an under-18, and two counts of pimping minors.

One child abuse prosecutor in the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office told DailyMail.com the situation was ‘a disgrace’.

Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami added that the problem of short prison time for pedophiles was getting worse, not better. He blamed Proposition 57, a 2016 bill allowing early parole for nonviolent felons which was supported by his boss, LA DA George Gascón.

‘Thousands of child victims are being denied justice and George Gascón and his group of radical prosecutors can care less,’ Hatami said. …

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(Excerpt from Daily Mail. Photo Credit: Emiliano Bar on Unsplash)

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Alyssa Tsao
December 16, 2022

Why is this happening? Don’t you think that before laws came into place to let people out of prison early they looked at the crimes attached to their sentences? This blows my mind and absolutely shows the amount of shit we are in come the near future. Truly sickening and just all out disgusting disappointment

Peg B
December 1, 2022

Heavenly Father, we come to You swiftly and without delay. Micah 6:8 tells us what You require of us; to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with You. I call upon Your word for remembrance to Govenor Newsom and D.A. Gascon. I ask Father for Your direct intervention on behalf of the children. Place a hedge of protection around them, send Your ministering angels for counsel. Bring forth justice for the innocent, deliverance from evil to the offenders and rebuke to the authorities who have abdicated their responsibilities. Cause each citizen in every community in CA to rise up against these pure acts of evil. Restore peace, justice and righteousness in these communities. May the love of Christ rule and reign forever! Amen.

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Teresa A Godard
December 1, 2022

Such a heartbreaking situation, But God is able to mete out Justice. Lord protect our Children and touch the hearts and minds of Leaders so our children can lead quiet and safe lives. In Jesus Name.

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Sue Tracy
December 1, 2022

Father watch over and protect all children lead them and guide them Lord for You are the Good Shepherd. Lead them only to Your Truth, watch over and protect each child that is caught in the web of lies that has been set to harm them and destroy their lives.
We pray in The Name of Jesus for Your Will to be done in every perpetrators life, be saved or be removed.
Amen

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Rosie Stull
December 1, 2022

Saddened, but still praying!!!

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Donald Vader
December 1, 2022

I pray father that you would bring a change of heart to George Gascon and his group of radical prosecutors to see the light and stop allowing this abuse of our children today and if not then may you stop them dead in their tracks today… Amen

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Stanna Pinkowski
December 1, 2022

Father I’m in agreement with my brothers and sisters, we come to You and call upon your mercy and grace, for Your angel armies to fight against this wickedness. Protect and save these little children, protect all the lives taken, threatened, abused, tortured and kill. Lift up many to come against this evil and guard these who go out in Your name. We praise You for revealing this great evil and ask that you help us to rise up against it. Thank You for continuing to teach us and fill us again and again to be all you’ve called us to be. May we glorify You Lord as Your salt in healing, Your light within that expels, shining bright in us to help more to see, to help us grow towards You, Let Your Voice be in us to set the captives free, expels this evil darkness full of sin, and sickness, all that’s opposite of You. In Jesus name we ask it Amen

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KZ
December 1, 2022

Lord God, we plead for the safety of our children.
Hide these innocent children from the secret plots of the wicked, from the rebellion of the workers of iniquity. They encourage themselves in an evil matter, they talk of laying snares secretly; they say, who will “see” them. But God will shoot at them with an arrow;
suddenly they shall be wounded. All men will fear and will declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider His doings. Psm 64
We thank you lord for hearing our prayers for these horrible crimes against our vulnerable children. You will do it.

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Cynthia
December 1, 2022

Dt 28:15 “But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you: …..
Dt 28:41 “You shall beget sons and daughters, but they shall not be yours; for they shall go into captivity….
Dt 28:47 “Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things.”….
DT 30:1-3 “Now it shall come to pass, when all these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind among all the nations where the LORD your God drives you, and you return to the LORD your God and obey his voice, according to all that I command you today, you and your children, with all your heart and with all your soul, that the LORD your God will bring you back from captivity, and have compassion on you, and gather you again from all the nations where the LORD your God has scattered you.”

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Darlene DeAngelis
December 1, 2022

Father God you see what’s going on in the judicial system as well as every other system your kingdom come you will be done on Earth as it is in heaven father God give the Christians boldness courage to stand in the gap because this is what you want us to do Lord Lord God stop all this evil in the name of Jesus help us to come out like roaring lions Lion of Judas and fight the spirit of timidity in fear that is infiltrating the churches do a reset Lord we are ready to be your army cuz you will go before us in the name of Jesus

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Kathy Jordan
December 1, 2022

Father, the children need justice in the state of California for the atrocious acts that have been perpetrated upon them. Bring conviction upon these legislators, govenors who are allowing these men/women to be set free. Bring a laborer across their paths to proclaim Christ and His healing power. Amen

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