Quote: Originally Posted by snfu73
It's not the sentence I am interested in. I am glad that she is required to get psychological help and help for her alcoholism. I think that is a very positive thing to come from it all.
Your a restorative justice person, your probably the type of person, who would like to see councilling, rehab, and other social programs to deal with crime and no prison. Alot of people have your mentality.
But, that doesn't mean your way is right... alot of people belive the punishment should fit the crime and a fair prison time must be done.
Canada takes a middle-of-the-road approach. We give low-to-average prison sentences and include rehab and social programs for them to attend while they are in prison.
I believe in that.. if a person has a short time to serve in prison give them rehab/social councilling and education so they can re-enter society as a different person.
But for murder, arson, kiddnapping, grand theft, rape, sexual offenses, we can't take these councilling and feel good options, we have to sentence major offenders to big time in prison.
And if a person is going to never get out, or get out in their old age, the gov. shouldn't waste money reforming them, when they get out they'll probably be dead or too old to do anything.
Your ideology is agreeable to everyone to a point, but when it comes to major offenses, most people break off from your stance.
Another issue I have is when we are wasting money to cloth, feed, and shelter these people: They should have NO ENTERTAINMENT. You don't deserve television, you don't deserve internet, you don't deserve reading material, you lost that right when you broke the law, for lesser offenses we'll reform you and educate you, but if your a lifer, you are in no rights to media, you lost that when you took that life, or raped that child, etc.
That angers me..... the media in prison factor... oh, and also the fact they get to vote.
Quote: Originally Posted by Kreskin
A year for each inch.
lol, good one!