When someone you know gets arrested, how do you feel? Does it depend on how close the person is to you? If it’s your ex-boyfriend or some guy that ripped you off, does their arrest make you feel good? If it is your best friend, or someone you went to college with, do you stick by them?
Does it depend on what the person did? What if they were arrested for dealing heroin as opposed to child porn? Does that make a difference? Do you ever think they are innocent?
Over twenty-five percent of US citizens have a criminal conviction [nelp.org] – not only that, but according to politifact.com, over seventy percent of people in this country have done something that could have led them to be incarcerated.
What about you? Have you ever committed a crime? Could you be in prison right now if you were a little less careful or a little less lucky?… Read the rest