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Hey Texas, Have you read the 8th Amendment?

The 8th Amendment of the constitution of the United States of America stipulates that imposing excessive bail, excessive fines or cruel and unusual punishments are ALL prohibited.  In fact the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that this amendment’s Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause applies to the states. However despite this it appears, if news reports […]