Conrad Roy, 18, took his own life after his girlfriend, Michelle Carter, encouraged him to – then she listened to his last minutes but did not call 911. She was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in June after his death in his own truck in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in July 2014. She faced up to 20 years in prison for the crime, but the judge sentenced her to 2.5 years, however, she will only have to serve 15 months. The judge suspended the rest of the sentence; Carter will be on probation for five years once she is released. The judge granted a defense motion that would keep Carter out of jail until her appeals in Massachusetts courts are exhausted. Read more
It is important to understand the precedence this sets for others who will do this same crime. Think about it for a moment. What mentality must someone have to assist someones suicide and namely someone that you have a relationship with as close as a boyfriend? What type of mother would she make and what type of girlfriend will she be to someone else? She is dangerous and parents should take note that hardly anything is being done. This is a slap on the wrist.
This sentence is the result of white privilege and it will cost white society more lives in the long run. Let’s watch and pray.