Law dra­co­nian

Sentinel-Review (Woodstock) - - OPINION -

Re­gard­ing Michale Spratt’s col­umn New im­paired driv­ing law will tar­get mi­nori­ties.

Bill C-45’s prob­a­bly the most dra­co­nian law that I’ve wit­nessed in my many years. I want po­lice to act vig­or­ously when they see or hear of some­one break­ing the law or act­ing in a sus­pi­cious man­ner, but to give the po­lice the power to dis­rupt a cit­i­zen with no cause is be­yond rea­son­able.

Democ­racy took a ter­ri­ble tum­ble when this be­came law. It’s dif­fi­cult to even un­der­stand the next part of the law that Spratt ex­plains: “it is now also an of­fence to be im­paired within two hours af­ter op­er­at­ing a ve­hi­cle”. This makes no sense what­so­ever. Who were the dic­ta­tors in the mak­ing of this law? I’ve vot­ing power – I will use it, and I en­cour­age any and all to do the same. Maria Ben­ham Arva

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.