Michelle Avan, a Los Angeles, California, bank executive, was tortured and beaten to death, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. He faces murder and first-degree robbery charges that, without so-called special circumstances, would allow him, if convicted, to serve less than 10 years. But L.A. County District Attorney George Gascon refuses to permit any special circumstances charges against the defendant, which would allow a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
Avan is black, only noted because liberals like California Gov. Gavin Newsom pride themselves on their alleged concern for women and racial minorities. Newsom, as mayor of San Francisco, appointed Gascon the city’s chief of police and then appointed him its district attorney, where Gascon earned a reputation as a soft-on-crime “reformer.” He supports cashless bail