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Thread: Another stunning decision by the judiciary, wtf.

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    Another stunning decision by the judiciary, wtf.

    three charges of driving while suspended and one each of failing to stop for police, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis seeds for supply, possession of a pipe to smoke methamphetamine and theft of petrol, and 2 sets of scales, a straw used to scoop out the drug (meth) and 45 small bags were found in the middle console.... and for all that he gets, wait for it ....... sentenced to a total of six months and two weeks' home detention after taking all discounts into consideration and disqualified him from driving for 18 months.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/drug-a...WRZXGCPVKZROQ/

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    and you are surprised why????
    75/15/10 black powder matters

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    I for one would like to see the NZDA National Body, or any other firearms related organisation appeal all soft firearms sentences by criminals as manifestly inadequate, but I guess it comes down to cost.

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    not just any firearm either........... THAT alone should have made a large sentence mandatory...of had it come from somewhere /someone that authority didnt want attention brought to??? 5 shot 38calibre revolver....hmmm interesting.
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    75/15/10 black powder matters

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    Careful what you wish for.
    The way firearm regulations are going any one of us may get tangled up due to an oversight.
    Overkill is still dead.

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    I am speechless, the guy has a pistol plus all the other stuff and he escaped jail ... the judge is a dickhead.
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    armed, with drug DEALING gear....and wasnt executed ...judicial system is all wrong.
    75/15/10 black powder matters

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    Spineless.
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    The tinfoil hat nutter in me is making me think that the people in power who want more government control are interested in soft-on-crime approaches. People in a nation under more stress and poverty rely more on government handouts. People who rely on handouts are easier to control. For more government handouts there must be an increase in taxes, after all they might promise that the more taxes you pay the more criminals they will punish or the more compensation they can pay to businesses affected by crime. With higher taxes, the government ultimately has more power and control over how everything goes.
    I can't think of any other reason other than pure incompetence as to why they are making things more difficult for the average joe in regards to firearm ownership, but there is so little punishment for illegally armed criminals.
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    Might have to change that welcome to no sign at the airport……welcome to Ghetto Aotearoa, land of soft jail terms and that long white cloud is dope smoke……but don’t worry we have taxed the cows ass!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JessicaChen View Post
    The tinfoil hat nutter in me is making me think that the people in power who want more government control are interested in soft-on-crime approaches. People in a nation under more stress and poverty rely more on government handouts. People who rely on handouts are easier to control. For more government handouts there must be an increase in taxes, after all they might promise that the more taxes you pay the more criminals they will punish or the more compensation they can pay to businesses affected by crime. With higher taxes, the government ultimately has more power and control over how everything goes.
    I can't think of any other reason other than pure incompetence as to why they are making things more difficult for the average joe in regards to firearm ownership, but there is so little punishment for illegally armed criminals.
    No Jessica, I think you are more correct than you believe you are.
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    I here ya… sentences can be lame when you see what offending they’ve committed.

    There’s a couple of poachers who used firearms to shoot deer on private land & a gun collector who sold guns to unsavoury unlicensed persons all currently before the courts.

    Should be interesting comparing their sentences to those who don’t hold a FAL
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    Quote Originally Posted by JessicaChen View Post
    The tinfoil hat nutter in me is making me think that the people in power who want more government control are interested in soft-on-crime approaches. People in a nation under more stress and poverty rely more on government handouts. People who rely on handouts are easier to control. For more government handouts there must be an increase in taxes, after all they might promise that the more taxes you pay the more criminals they will punish or the more compensation they can pay to businesses affected by crime. With higher taxes, the government ultimately has more power and control over how everything goes.
    I can't think of any other reason other than pure incompetence as to why they are making things more difficult for the average joe in regards to firearm ownership, but there is so little punishment for illegally armed criminals.
    I believe the technical term is, "anarcho-tyranny".
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    I am angry in the extreme that I have clearly wasted my life being a law abiding citizen. I realise now that I should have lived a life of crime and disregard for the law and my fellow man. Remind me why we have judges?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    I am angry in the extreme that I have clearly wasted my life being a law abiding citizen. I realise now that I should have lived a life of crime and disregard for the law and my fellow man. Remind me why we have judges?
    Someone needs to make lawers and politicians look good.
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