The Sins Of The Son: Parents Of Mass Shooter Face Harsh Sentencing

Jennifer and James Crumbley were both sentenced to 10-15 years in prison on charges of involuntary manslaughter after the prosecution convinced the jury that the Crumbley’s gross negligence enabled their son to commit a mass shooting at Oxford High School in 2021. Sentencing the parents of mass shooters is a relatively new concept for the courts. While the sentencing guidelines for this crime are typically seven years, the actual sentence Judge Cheryl Matthews handed down exceeded those guidelines, opting for a harsher-than-recommended punishment. Criminal defense attorney Jonna Spilbor joins the podcast to break down how this case marks a shift in standards for punishing guardians of mass shooters, why she feels that this case should not have been taken to criminal court, and shares her fears that this ruling will be a legal slippery slope.

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas is set to become the first cabinet member facing impeachment in over 100 years. The move has been met with enthusiasm from Senate Republicans. Now, it faces an unlikely path forward, with Senate Majority Leader Schumer reportedly looking at multiple procedural options to avoid or table these articles of impeachment. House Speaker Johnson revealed on Tuesday that they would plan on delivering articles to the Senate next week, showing the GOP is not done fighting for this trial. Senator Roger Marshall (R-K.S.) says not allowing the trial would be “a nuclear option for the Democrats.” He joins the podcast to explain why our border crisis can be traced back to Secretary Mayorkas and why he believes impeachment is necessary.

Plus, commentary from FOX News contributor Joe Concha.

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