May 4, 2012 2 Comments
Spechless, simply speechless at this audacity of stupidity.
Originally posted on Montana Corruption:
The following excerpt is from A Public Defender Blog, To Read The Full Article: http://apublicdefender.com/2012/04/30/neutered-animals/
There seems to exist a rule of lawmaking that every good policy decision must not go unpunished and must be equally balanced by a completely bone-headed one. That logic and good sense must be sacrificed at the altar of fear-mongering at least once every legislative session.
This particular euphemism would not only make it a Class D felony - punishable by up to 5 years’ incarceration – but also place the offender on a public sex offender registry. The act? Committing a “lewd act” while in prison.
The bill, says the Department of Correction, is necessary because inmates often expose themselves and masturbate in front of staff members. In 2011 alone, there were 390 such incidents committed by 94 inmates.
Wait. Hang on.
94 inmates? Out of approximately 17,000 at…
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