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What sounds better to you: Having to attend church for 10 years, or going to prison for manslaughter? If you said the former, you’re not the ACLU. Tyler Alred, 17, was behind the wheel in a 2011 alcohol-related crash that killed his passenger, and Oklahoma Judge Mike Norman last month offered Alred the opportunity to avoid hard time and be sentenced instead to probation—so long as he goes to church regularly for a decade, reports the Tulsa World. The ACLU yesterday filed a complaint against Norman, condemning “the level of disregard” he “showed towards the US Constitution and the constitution of the state of Oklahoma.”
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  1. Stirrin the B.S.

    December 6th, 2012

    Cruel and unusual punishment? In a Godless society, it sure is.

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  2. thirdtwin

    December 6th, 2012

    Can the judge still sentence the little dickweed to hard time? Throw the book at the punk…and here’s how he should begin his address to the punk and his lawyers when he does so:

    “Sadly, I made a mistake….”

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  3. Stirrin the B.S.

    December 6th, 2012

    Godless society? Look at the headline/topline stories on Drudge right now.

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  4. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    December 6th, 2012

    Now if the Judge had offered probation on the condition that the young man observe the Hadj and make a pilgrimage to Mecca, the ACLU would probably have had an orgasm of pure happiness.

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  5. Rick

    December 6th, 2012

    How does his dead passenger’s family feel about this sentence?

    And as long as it wasn’t Westboro Baptist, I could handle ten years of church.

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