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OPINION PIECE: THE MOVE TO RELEASE MONSTER WHO ABUSED HUNDREDS

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NY AUTHORITIES ALLOW SUPER RICH [...] MEN TO RAPE KIDS, MOVE TO RELEASE MONSTER WHO ABUSED HUNDREDS INTO SOCIETY


In a somewhat shocking series of discoveries since Jeff Epstein’s arrest earlier this week, it has become clear that New York Officials were coddling super rich sex criminals like Epstein and Keith Rainere.  The New York State Health Department knew Keith Rainere was branding human beings and did nothing. The State’s investigative bodies knew that Epstein was a guilty sexual abuser of children, yet coddled him, allowing him to shirk any punishment and not forcing him to show up for his court-ordered check ins with New York PD. In another startling turn, the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision recently announced that Louis Vanwie, a rapist who abused over 300 kids while working as an orderly in Cohoes, NY is set to be released back into the public.  They will hold a hearing next month in order to find him proper housing. If Vanwie is released, every child in New York State will be at risk. In August of 2017, the parole board made the following judgments about Vanwie’s character:

In denying VanWie parole for a sixth time, the panel cited VanWie's "serious and deviant" crimes and warned if released, "there is reasonable probability that you would not live and remain at liberty without again violating the law." 
The panel also cited the "serious emotional harm" he caused his victims and said that his release "would so deprecate the serious nature of the crime as to undermine respect for the law."
"The panel remains concerned with your ability to live a law abiding life and no longer be a threat to the public and especially children," the decision says.

How can we allow these heinous and disturbing sex crimes to be perpetrated under our noses by the super wealthy, while poor folks and people of color would, appropriately, be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law?