Jason “Blu” Griffith who was charged with Second degree murder, was informed that had he been a woman he would have only received Manslaughter. Was this fair? aren’t we both, men and women, supposed to be treated equally by the judicial system?
The US Constitution: 14th Amendment
Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution – Rights Guaranteed Privileges and Immunities of Citizenship, Due Process and Equal Protection
Passed by Congress June 13, 1866. Ratified July 9, 1868.
Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.