No they have a choise. So you would rather see your kid in jail? The many years I sit in court I will tell you something. I don't have to know the kid, whatever quote race, it doesn't matter. Give them a fighting chance. Have you been to prison? I have visited many and it's not somewhere you want to see a love one or an acquaintance in.Here's food for thought: Does this come in conflict with separation of church and skate?