To the editor,
Re: Person stabbed to death at park, Sept. 14.
I feel compelled to express my anger in regards to the recent stabbing and death of a 29-year-old Nanaimo fellow. We recently also lost a young Nanaimo fellow who was stabbed to death in Calgary. I am sure I am not the only one who is fed up with the lack of punishment given to individuals who steal the future from these victims.
Along with these killings we have prolific offenders who cost us taxpayers a fortune dealing with them to no avail. So many times I have heard we need to bring on more police officers. If we really want to improve our communities we need to demand our federal MPs change the laws, penalties and get rid of these judges who feel too much compassion for these criminals. If they cannot punish to the full extent of the law I suggest they get off the bench. How do we expect to stop the constant crimes if we do not set examples?
I hate to say it but some times I think the charter of rights along with all these bleeding hearts have created the mess our society is in.
Robert Falk, Nanaimo
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