• Attempts at murder
    June 19,2014
     

    Attempts at murder

    This is in response to a recent letter from Toronto, Ontario, referring to the acquittal of the woman who attacked a police officer. While in the Legislature, and with excellent support, I saw one of my bills become law: attempts at murder that fail are now charged as murder.

    As with some other bills, it happened locally, and the young woman who was left for dead went through a long, extremely painful recovery. Though near death, and because of her strength and nearby campers in the woods, she survived and has been an extremely productive citizen. It can certainly pay off to follow through on weaknesses in our legal system, and, yes, change is possible.

    Judy Larson DiMario

    Fayston

    MORE IN Letters
    As an amateur history buff, I took great delight in Paul Heller’s recent story,“When cars came to... Full Story
    Most people enjoy a cold drink in the hot summer weather. Full Story
    The headline in the May 24 edition of The Times Argus reads “Shumlin signs birth control bill. Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS