Friday, August 27, 2010

Getting tough on crime means more dead women

Good Times Colonist column here on the latest wrinkle in the Conservatives' "get tough on crime" plans.
Running a bawdy house is now punishable by a sentence of up to two years; the government plans to impose a five-year minimum jail term.
Jody Paterson notes that the inevitable result would be to drive escorts and other sex-trade workers onto the streets — where Robert Pickton found his victims.

1 comment:

seth said...

Gives new meaning to "tough on crime" - A 21st century expression of the lets go rape some bad woman philosophy that Christo fascists have justified since the Crusades.