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NZ’s ‘Three Strikes Rule’: unchristian, and unnecessary

In May 2010, the NZ parliament passed the Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill enacting the ‘3 Strikes Rule’ by which a prisoner convicted of three serious crimes receives the mandatory maximum sentence with no possibility of parole. This happened because a small law and order party in coalition with the ruling National party demanded this […]