Re: Plaxico punishment too harsh?
Originally Posted by Ltlabner
All in all Plaxico violated common sense, gun safety rules and New York State and City law. Whether the punishment is "fair" relative to other crimes is a different debate, but he should be dealt with severely for being such a bonehead.
I'm not defending Plaxico. But I do believe two things:
- The Mayor was out-of-bounds with his comments
- An average citizen most likely avoids jail time for a first offense
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