Your Opinion: Convicted teen worthy of love

Dear Editor:

Alyssa Bustamante is as worthy of our love as anyone who ever lived. She bears the weight of all of the evil found in the heart of those who would condemn a child for her terrible misfortune.

We look down on people who would stone a raped woman but we crucify our own baby.

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