Is a maximum 60 years in prison too for this crime, too much or too little?

Posted by: discomfiting

I'll post the link to news report in the comments section, it won't let me post it here.

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21 Total Votes
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Too much

60 years maximum is excessive
10 votes
5 comments
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It's perfectly fine

60 years maximum is perfectly reasonable
9 votes
3 comments
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Too little

60 years maximum is not long enough
2 votes
1 comment
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discomfiting says2014-06-03T14:05:12.8685078-05:00
http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-slenderman-wisconsin-stabbing-20140603-story.html
discomfiting says2014-06-03T14:05:23.4802565-05:00
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/06/03/wisconsin-girl-stabbed-1-times-in-woods-recovering/
Crescendo says2014-06-03T14:37:25.4763450-05:00
The point of prison is not rehabilitation; it's punishment.
Fight4Liberty says2014-06-03T14:49:39.3937489-05:00
Discomfiting; You're great on issues like this. I know kids can come from great families and do shameful acts, (a classic example is my brothers.) Although I know the parents couldn't be charged with the actions these two youngsters committed, isn't this a classic example of what happens when you let the media and interment raise your child? These kids would have had to been on this website for days to get such an idea. These Kids: Premeditated murder, seemingly brainwashed idiots. What should happen to these two kids? 60 years in prison; They'll learn no morals, have no family. Will be permanantly scarred. They need a new home, new parents and high end counseling and psychiatric help. Do we agree?
discomfiting says2014-06-03T15:08:49.7088744-05:00
I agree with you fight. It won't teach them anything. They need help, not punishment. They feel the remorse and guilt of what they did, they need to be treated so it doesn't happen again. Send them to prison they get out at the age of 72 and what's left? Their life is gone because of a delusional act they committed when they were 12 and they're still mentally unstable because they were never helped.
Kyleches says2014-06-03T18:37:17.2674232-05:00
When these children get out of prison, If they get out that is. They will have never lived in the real world, all they will have known is the inside of a cell. Staring at 4 walls for 60 years. If they are not mentally ill now they will be, All they will want to do when they get out is go back to the only thing they know. And because of it they will re offend. Perhaps if the parents would have monitored the children's internet usage, Been stricter, and as it was said in court they had plotted this for months, How did the parents miss this !? Surely there would have been messages between the two, Or even a brief interest into what they could be doing on-line could have prevented this. I am not trying to push the blame onto the parents, However they should feel responsible for what has happened, And should also be held accountable. Prison is a punishment and is not what these children need. After all they are only 12. They need rehabilitation, Mental examinations, and a suitable punishment that does not involve ruining two lives, But explains to them what they have done wrong, and puts them on the correct path into adulthood.
BasicLogic says2014-06-03T22:36:31.2886315-05:00
Reading causes violence, ban violent books and stories

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