It would seem no point of view is so mad as to lack an advocacy group in the Australian Capital Territory. Sadly sane ideas seem to lack the burning conviction which brings our nutters out of the woodwork.
On this note you might want to check out a new new story over on the ABC.
A new group has been formed to oppose the building of a prison in the ACT because, wait for it….
The group is affiliated with the Justice Action organisation, which advocates the abolition of the prison system.
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Now I’ll be the first to agree that restorative justice should have its place. But to suggest that there should be no way to remove recidivists who prey on the community from that community?
I’m sure this new community group will be looking to get some cheap space for their office.