TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Tim Hudak would put Ontario families at
risk, taking dangerous prisoners out of jail, and putting them in parks
next to our playing kids.
Hudak's scheme would make it mandatory for all prisoners to participate
in his unchained chain gangs, working in parks next to kids. Emptying
our jails of every prisoner, every day, in every community just isn't
Hudak has admitted the prisoners will not in fact be chained. Nor would
the guards be armed. In fact, there would be 42 dangerous criminals
for every 2 unarmed guards.
In the US, nearly every week there is an escape from an unchained chain
gang. In one case last summer, an escapee in Utah raped and strangled
a young woman in an alley. In another earlier this year, an escapee
went on to rob a bank.
In Ontario jails today, 769 criminals are serving time for violent
offences. Another 646 are burglars and thieves. And 261 are in for
Ontario Liberals have put 2,300 more police on the streets and are
building new, secure prisons to keep criminals behind bars where they
belong. Only Dalton McGuinty and the Ontario Liberals have a plan to
keep families safe.
Tim Hudak? He's just not worth the risk.
SOURCE Ontario Liberal Party
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