December 01, 2016

Liberals continue “soft on crime” agenda: Blocking Wynn’s Law puts public at risk

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator
 

The Liberals, for the second time in as many weeks, have sided with criminals instead of the law abiding public.

Last week the Liberals opposed mandatory sentences for crimes against children. This week they are vowing to oppose a Conservative private member's bill called Wynn’s law, named after slain RCMP Constable David Wynn.

Wynn was gunned down in St. Albert, Alberta by a repeat offender named Shawn Rehn who was out on bail for a crime he committed while awaiting trial for 30 other charges.

Rehn’s prior charges were never presented by the crown prosecutor at his bail hearing and Conservative Senator Bob Runciman is trying to fix this hole in procedure with Wynn’s law.

Wynn’s law would mandate that a bail applicant’s criminal history be presented by the Crown and considered by the judge before bail is granted. Murderer Shawn Rehn may not have been on the streets that day to kill David Wynn and injure auxiliary officer Derrick Walter Bond if the judge had known his history.

After Wynn’s law passed the Senate with broad bipartisan support, the Liberals are blocking it in the House of Common’s and ignoring the pleas of Wynn’s widow to support the law that bears her husband’s name.

But we can do something to help. If you think Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould should support this common sense law that would give judges the tools to make better bail decisions and protect Canadians, send her an email at: Jody.Wilson-Raybould@parl.gc.ca

It’s time the Liberals stand on the side of law and order and not criminals.

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commented 2016-12-02 11:22:26 -0500
You will find no sense in any liberal policy, only misplaced feelings of compassion for the criminal and disdain for the victim, unless of course you are the victim class of their choosing.
commented 2016-12-02 11:22:26 -0500
You will find no sense in any liberal policy, only misplaced feelings of compassion for the criminal and disdain for the victim, unless of course you are the victim class of their choosing.
commented 2016-12-02 11:09:16 -0500
Wow, call me stupid, but, I had no idea the crown was prohibited from presenting priors at a bail hearing. Isn’t the whole purpose of a bail hearing to asses the risk of flight or reoffending?
I know the courts want to keep things impartial and treat each case on its own, but that’s just counterintuitive.
One would think our government would want to fix issues like this and keep the safety of the public as a priority.
Thanks for bringing this to our attention, I would imagine a lot of people would have a major problem with this had they been aware of the fact.
commented 2016-12-02 07:31:14 -0500
Crimes should be considered in 2 courts, one for violent crime and a lower court for all else, prisons should be that way as well.

But common sense being not so common we have what we have now.
commented 2016-12-02 02:00:11 -0500
Murder and rape and theft and assault are all treated softly , but if you dare criticize a certain group the law comes down hard on you. Can any progressive explain to me how this is not utter insanity?
commented 2016-12-01 23:54:24 -0500
Lefty’s suffer backwards-brain. They simplify complicated things, and complicate simple things. They also think perpetrators are victims and victims are perpetrators.
commented 2016-12-01 22:03:49 -0500
She’s that other kind of justice minister -socialist justice warrior

The leftwards allways take the immoral avenue
commented 2016-12-01 21:20:03 -0500
Ya I’ll be there with my boots on. My 80 yr old mother,God bless her, asked me to watch sun news network one time but I told her I hate the sun and the news but she said this was different. I’ve been a consistent patron ever since. She wants yours and Ezra’s autograph
commented 2016-12-01 20:56:14 -0500
Dyslexic Liberals think justice for victims of crime is “vengeance” – obviously they have empathy with the perpetrators – I guess those with basic criminal instinct stick together – liberals stopping law and order bills is a sort of professional courtesy for their less fortunate street brethren who must risk incarceration in their freelance criminal pursuits.
commented 2016-12-01 20:20:08 -0500
US Defence Secretary – General Mad Dog Mattis! And, up here, more stupid bullshit! I’m so completely sick of this country.