Being a felon isn't because a person made a mistake, it is because a person made a choice to commit a crime. You say they have nothing to do? How about staying in school and getting an education? How about finishing school and getting a job? The problem is there is no incentive to do either when the "guberment" will send a check each and every month for mastering the skill of breathing and taking up space.
If you are in college as you say you are, I hope you continue to do well and are successful in life.
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