how should these thugs be punished

  ronalddonald 08:22 22 Jul 10
  Quickbeam 08:25 22 Jul 10

By summary public thrashings.

  morddwyd 08:37 22 Jul 10

By prosecution under the law and then, if convicted, some community service for the charity involved.

  Quickbeam 08:44 22 Jul 10

I'll bet that my method would work better...

  interzone55 09:19 22 Jul 10

Crime was still rife in Victorian times when they still carried out public thrashings.

All corporal punishment does is brutalise the whole of society.

  peter99co 09:28 22 Jul 10

In this case I agree with Quickbeam.

  Quickbeam 09:35 22 Jul 10

We don't seem to have un-brutalised society in the last century by becoming more 'civilised' towards the transgressors of the law.

  HondaMan 09:53 22 Jul 10

Hear, hear. Public floggings reveal these people for the cowards they really are.

  mike40 09:55 22 Jul 10

I am with Quickbeam on this. There is no real deterent any more in this country. Prison is a doddle. The only thing that people are really afraid of is physical pain. So if they dish out pain then give them a dose of their own medicine. Brutal - no - common sense.

  mr simon 10:25 22 Jul 10

We live in a civilised society and have prisons so that we don't have to resort to the 'eye for an eye' public floggings.

If prison life is a doddle then that's a separate issue that should be addressed.

  bonmol 10:45 22 Jul 10

whats the reason ,to be lawful? they know any punishment ,will be a doddle,that the law is terrified of the expense of jailing anybody.
driving while disqualified,easy ! all the law does is disqualify for another period,
assault,,,,,community order .ect.ect
all the criminals know,that the law has no teeth.

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