"Raleigh is headed in the totally wrong direction on this one. If you’re “old” enough to drive a car and abide by the same laws middle-aged guys like me have to live by, you’re old enough to be held accountable for your other actions. Just like me."
The Daily Haymaker opposes this (see The cry to “raise the age”).
What do you think?
Contributor: Matt Horsley
Reform of our criminal justice system is becoming a hot topic in conservative circles, primarily with more libertarian thinkers. Would-be reformers are not a monolithic group with a single set of ideas and goals. Reform ideas include eliminating "mandatory minimum-sentencing," which allows no leeway for judges to evaluate each case, individually, and make allowances for exceptional ones; replacing prison sentencing with intensive drug and alcohol treatment in less expensive and less oppressive settings; decriminalizing behavior that involves only consenting adults; etc.