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Old 05-10-2009, 05:24 PM
 
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Prostitution is legal in Mexico. Children in the sex industry is somewhat the norm in any border town. This mentality is common in 3rd world countries. It just shows that they usually have the moral values of a snake. If it happened here, he should be given the same amount of time an American citizen would have. Ignorance is no exucse. This ain't Las Vegas baby. Makes me wonder, is this justice? The way the Mexicans think is "its just us" so its OK.
One thing that doesn't help is that most immigration is by Mexico's lowest class people.

Not all Mexicans live like this, the middle class generally has good values and doesn't live like this at all but then that's why they aren't pouring over the border and filling up the welfare offices and having babies at age 14 and every year after.
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Old 05-10-2009, 05:39 PM
 
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GREENFIELD A man who police said gave his 14-year-old daughter for marriage to an 18-year-old suitor in exchange for $16,000 cash, alcohol and food has been sentenced to a year in the Kern County jail.

Marcelino Martinez had faced multiple charges, including procuring a child for sex, and aiding and abetting statutory rape.

His sentencing Thursday followed a plea deal that reduced the charges to child endangerment. Prosecutors said the families involved are part of an indigenous group from Mexico where arranged marriages of teenagers are common.

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Martinez, an undocumented immigrant, will be deported after he serves his sentence.


Father sentenced in sale of bride, 14

Unfortunately, he'll probably come right back.
If there was indeed a marriage, the judge or priest participating should also be arrested since this involved a sale of a young girl. I doubt that there was marriage. If a white hillbilly or black ghetto father traded a daughter for beer, it would be called what it was.

California allows for marriage of girls younger than 18 with parents' consent but was that actually done? California doesn't have common law, so to me it looks like the news media is claiming there was a wedding when there wasn't one at all. Political correctness to the max.
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