Friday, October 10, 2008


A gardener who fenced off his allotment with barbed wire after being targeted by thieves has been ordered to take it down – in case intruders scratch themselves.

Isn't that the point? (No pun intended) If crime isn't painful to the criminal, how can you stop crime from increasing?

Says Mark Stein: Shouldn't that principle apply to prisons, too?

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