Some Thoughts about getting Tough...

Written by Terry Dashner

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Mona Charen continues, “In 1949,repparttar Court declared that retribution was ‘no longerrepparttar 105608 dominant objective ofrepparttar 105609 criminal law.’ With naïve optimism, it declared thatrepparttar 105610 goal of incarceration would henceforth be ‘reformation and rehabilitation.’”

In 1961 in Mapp v. Ohio,repparttar 105611 US Supreme Court ruled that evidence obtained without a warrant could not be used in state criminal trials—the birth ofrepparttar 105612 exclusionary rule. The exclusionary rule has done more to damagerepparttar 105613 innocent and rewardrepparttar 105614 criminally charged than any other court ruling inrepparttar 105615 past 40 years. Mona points out, and I agree whole heartedly—why not just punishrepparttar 105616 rogue police officer for abusingrepparttar 105617 system instead of punishing society by enacting an exclusionary rule? Why do good people have to suffer atrepparttar 105618 hands of a few rogue police tactics, and “knee-jerk” Court rulings while rewardingrepparttar 105619 criminal by releasing him on technicalities—the fruit ofrepparttar 105620 poisoned tree? Such isrepparttar 105621 way of “over reacting.”

Charen writes, “There is no question that a liberal approach to crime—leniency in sentencing, greater procedural protections forrepparttar 105622 accused, rationalizations (poverty, rage, or frustration) for criminal conduct, and a tendency to blame society rather thanrepparttar 105623 perpetrator for criminal acts—created a climate inrepparttar 105624 1960s and 1970s that helped to boostrepparttar 105625 crime rate. Other liberal initiatives and ideas further weakened restraints on lawlessness:repparttar 105626 decline ofrepparttar 105627 family, welfare dependency, andrepparttar 105628 overall withdrawal of respect for authority.” It’s true thatrepparttar 105629 middle class can move out ofrepparttar 105630 bad neighborhoods butrepparttar 105631 very poor are stuck to bearrepparttar 105632 burden of criminal victimization. The poor have to rely onrepparttar 105633 police (who are held subject to search and seizure restrictions ofrepparttar 105634 Fourth Amendment) and court systems to rescue them and keep them safe. Have you ever had to rely onrepparttar 105635 overly burdened court system for justice?

More on this later…Pastor T.dash…Keeprepparttar 105636 faith. Stayrepparttar 105637 course. Jesus alone is perfect justice.

Pastors a small church in Broken Arrow, OK.

Top 5 To Dos Before Saying “I do”

Written by by Jennifer Coleman, M.S./ Ed.S., N.C.C., Rosen Divorce

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5. DO decide on how to handle disputes. Conflict will arise in any relationship; it’s a normal indicator of self expression and thought. Deciding on how to handle conflict will prevent big disputes and arguments that might be detrimental torepparttar relationship. Decide ahead of timerepparttar 105607 rules for arguing andrepparttar 105608 limits. Set rules involving communication like no “walk always” or “put downs”. This will allow you and your future spouse to effectively handle conflict when it arises, and surely it will. Also, agree to not letrepparttar 105609 little things get too big.

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