1.) Heightened Penalty Law

1.) Heightened Penalty Law
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The GOP took a major policy hit when the court sided with the criminal defendants in a case about the constitutionality of the heightened penalty laws that were applied to the defendant's case. The two defendants robbed a gas station with a shotgun and were charged with several crimes, the two were affected by the heightened penalty law due to the use of the shotgun. The court betrayed the GOP and ruled that this was effectively unconstitutional. 
 
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 Source: TTN Staff

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