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Originally posted by pieman
reply to post by Freedom ERP
I think keeping Jon Venables alive is not about protecting his life, it's about protecting the life of the man that is wrongly convicted. It's about making the decision that there is no conviction which is sound enough to take someones life.
It has disadvantages, I know it does, but keeping scumbags alive at the expense of the state is a price worth paying for avoiding the inevitable execution of an innocent man.
Originally posted by kevinunknown
I have a different take on this. I do not support the death penalty but not because of some enlightened sense of morality, I just think it’s the easy way out. These people should be made to suffer for their crimes. For the likes of this c**t I would have him castrated then I think he should be sent to a hard labour camp for a good 40 years. He should be forced to live with just enough to keep him alive for example minimum bland food and basic accommodation, none of this have a ps3 to keep you entertained crap. I would apply this to all paedophiles, murders and rapists
Prison is no more than a holiday camp for scum.
Originally posted by tappy
Jon Venables was evil when he was ten years old. Anyone who's seen his photo should be able to see that. He should have been properly punished then, he wasn't some 'innocent child' who didn't know what he was doing. In my opinion, if you're old enough to commit a crime, you're old enough to get punished for it.
Originally posted by Dookzor
reply to post by tappy
Hehe. Sorry if my post was a little dry, I didn't intend for it to be confrontational or anything.
Like previous posters, I am getting increasingly exasperated with our justice system aswell as the average level of moronism prevalent in the UK today. The reactions in this thread are exactly what "they" want.
Create hysteria by showcasing bad deeds, and then use that hysteria to walk all over the liberties of the general populace who are TOO STUPID and wrapped up in their silly little worlds to notice.
"OMG LOOK! SOMEONE WHO COMMITTED A CRIME AND HASN'T BEEN REHABILITATED! KILL HIM!"... etc