So why don't they acquit drunk drivers who accidentally kill someone? Very few drunk drivers actually intend to kill or injure. The "principle" you are claiming really doesn't sound right.
Different crimes have different intent requirements. Murder and voluntary manslaughter require intent to kill; involuntary manslaughter doesn't. Drunk drivers are typically convicted only of the latter.
To: Lurking Libertarian
posted on 02/27/2009 1:23:18 PM PST
(I want to "Buy American" but the only things for sale made in the USA are politicians)
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