A Murderer Walks Free

When a murderer walks free,

Are you still proud to be an American?

And when an innocent teen is killed,

Why does the killer walk free?

 

When a man is shot,

Do you blame the victim?

Or do you only blame the victim

If he is black?

 

We live in a culture where it's the victim's fault,

Be it rape or robbery or murder.

The victim is the one who carries the guilt,

Because a penalty would ruin a criminal's life.

 

Do not feel bad for the murderer,

For he acted on his own accord.

A murderer must pay his fines,

And rest assured, he will.

 

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