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for Independent Weekly Vol. 12 Issue 9, Mar 1994
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North Carolina's anti-crime movement may result in legislation that would imprison anyone convicted of first-degree murder for \"the remainder of his natural life\" regardless of mitigating circumstances, such as mercy killing.
The trial of four Plowshares activists accused of \"injury to government property\" at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base ended in mistrial when three defendants and six spectators were cited for contempt of court. The defendants now face separate trials.
Due to a lack of bed space, untrained staff, ill-equipped facilities and, according to Burtman, a lack of will, homeless PWA's (People With AIDS) are often excluded from nursing home care.
The current high profile of crime may have been responsible for the termination of 69 previously approved MAPP (Mutual Agreement Parole Program) \"contracts\" between individual inmates and the N.C. Parole Commission.
Yeoman offers a partial list of state legislators who have been charged and/or convicted of criminal offenses.