Texans Convicted of Crimes in their Youth Deserve a Second Look

Larry Robinson is no stranger to the battlefield, having served five combat tours in his 24 years as a sergeant in the U.S Army. But now he is fighting for a much more personal cause—a chance at redemption for his son, Jason. While Robinson was deployed to Iraq in 1994, his son, 16 at the time, […]

Texas Second Look Bill vetoed despite bipartisan support

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed the so-called Second Look Bill, a chance for some who committed crimes as teenagers, but were tried as adults, to be considered for parole sooner. The bill, which would have given some youth offenders convicted of certain capital or first-degree felony crimes a second look […]