Take a life and you should serve a full life sentence, says STEPHEN POLLARD

If you needed confirmation that the Tories were right to confirm yesterday that their manifesto will pledge that killers who commit the premeditated murder of a child will be given a life sentence without parole, the so-called “whole life order”, you need only see who is against the idea.

There is something uniquely vile about the murder of a child. But that has never stopped some people from campaigning on their behalf. When Moors Murderer Myra Hindley was still alive and in prison, there were those who demanded that she be released, supposedly out of humanity. Hindley died in hospital but spent most of her adult life in prison. That was how it should have been – and how it should be for other child killers.

But Frances Crook, the director of the Howard League...
source: Express

2019-11-20 02:47
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