yes and throw away the key
no, they deserve a second chance
Isn't that what you want? It's better than killing kids IMO. And those kids do have families.but for a 16 year old-50 years in prison (the life span of lifers is about 15 years lower than free citizens) is far worse than being "put to sleep" like an unwanted dog
If it was negligence that led to the decision to let the person go, then I agree that the person should be punished. But to expect people to be perfect is ridiculous.
If you build a man a fire, he'll be warm for a day.
If you set a man on fire, he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman