• August 01, 2012
    By Chris Faraone

    By now, Massachusetts lawmakers are back in their home districts, ramping up their re-election campaigns and flashing sweet baloney grins at fairs and forums. In their cheeseball bids, a sick majority of them will tout their unflinching support for the newly passed repeat offender bill – better known as “three-strikes,” or “Melissa's Law” after murder victim Melissa Gosule – which will jail certain criminals for life with no chance of parole.

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