For the first time since the American Civil Liberties Union sued Galveston County and several top officials over how it sets bail for people accused of crimes, the man whose experience is at the center of the arguments testified Tuesday.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; or on Twitter @johnwferguson.


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Theresa Elliott

Is anyone else tired of people who break the law costing tax payers more money and having more rights than law abiding citizens?

Donna Fraley

Don't get me started. YES!

George Croix

YES x 1,000,000,000,000,000
I simply do not have the genetic structure that allows me to CARE whether somebody with methamphetamine can get out on bond...but, that's just me....
The irony of it all is that "If you can't do the time, don't do the crime." was coined by a character who in real life became a convicted criminal.....

Dan Freeman

In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets and steal loaves of bread. Anatole France 1894

George Croix

It wouldn't matter to me any different if it was a rich guy like you, Dan....[beam]

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