I think the human conscience is developed enough in most cases, by the age of fifteen, to be able to determine between right and wrong. They can make "adult" choices regarding their sexuality and other things, they should be expected to reap the consequences(or rewards) of their actions.
"Loyalty only matters when there's a hundred reasons not to be-" Gen. Mattis
2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
But it did not, the crimes in question occured near Africa.
Kenya or Somalia should be doing the charging not US.
Saying that, i never knew that. So lets just wait and see what happens in US on the courts. Do they even have proof that he was doing piracy when they arrested him?
Last edited by Laila; 04-24-09 at 02:12 AM.