When convicted pedophile Louis VanWie was sentenced in 1997, his potential release must have seemed a remote prospect.
“He’ll be in until he’s 74 years old, pretty much the rest of his life,” Ken Bruno, then the acting Rensselaer County District Attorney, said at the time.
The day has come. VanWie, now 74, is set to be released from prison, which dismays his many victims and should anger anyone who cares about the safety of children.
The question now centers on where a man who has admitted sexually abusing hundreds of children should go. Some of you can probably think of unprintable suggestions.
Advocates for victims scored a big victory last week, when