Committing a crime.
Being allowed out of prison after serving some jail time.
Committing a repeat offense.
Being put on trial again for the same crime.
Because the man was on parole when he murdered the girl.
Because the man wasn't given the death penalty.
Because the man wasn't also convicted for the kidnapping.
Because the police caught the wrong man.
Appearing before the same judge for more than one crime.
Committing more than one crime.
Repeating an insult to another person.
Committing the same crime more than once.
They are put in prison for life.
They go through rehabilitation.
They are not given parole.
They go to prison for longer amounts of time after each conviction.
California's crime rate is less than the national crime rate.
The Three Strikes Law has only been enforced for ten years, so it hasn't been given enough time to show its true effectiveness.
Californians have been protected from pain and suffering because of the Three Strikes Law.
California hasn't had to build more prisons.
The Los Angeles Mayor's Office
The Los Angeles Police Department
The Los Angeles Fire Department
Because Californians have to pay a lot of taxes to maintain prisons.
Because the Three Strikes Law violates the human rights of prisoners.
Because violent crime hasn't decreased.
Because non-violent offenders are punished too harshly.