So once again we find ourselves as a nation at the cross roads of innocent lives being taken. Once again it’s the lives of the defenceless youth and future of this country. I drive through the country and see so much beauty and potential but I’m always horrified to switch on the news or purchase a newspaper.
Death, murder, carnage, rape and this to the woman and children of South Africa. Not a week goes by without a headline of a girl who’s gone missing or another rape on a school girl.
The bodies are stacking up and the emotions are running high. Its nearly 3600 rapes a day that’s the population of a small town. So imagine this 3600 x 365 = 1 314 000 rapes a year. That’s more than a million rapes a year and these are only the ones that have been reported.
So if we have a population of over 50 million lets do the math and wake the hell up. We need to start thinking and I mean really thinking about bringing back the death penalty. The communities are crying out for this to happen. We are paying tax to fund the prison system in order to house these scum. I sometimes wonder how much of the tax that each of us pays goes to each of these criminals. Our prison system is over populated and we need to start to really think about where all of this is heading. I would much rather see our tax funds going to the proper education of our children and the care of the elderly than it going to a guy that’s been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and just chilling watching TV at our expense.
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