A woman who tied a plastic bag around her newborn son’s head until he died gets a conditional sentence that includes 18 months of house arrest. A man guilty of leaving an elderly man with Parkinson’s in his own feces while spending his money just got 12 months in prison.
Why? I do not in any way want to suggest that elder abuse is not criminal and serious. But isn’t killing a newborn baby worse?
Rebecca is a cynic: Seniors can vote.
Brigitte is not to be outdone: Actually, I was thinking that many judges are awfully close to being seniors themselves.by