Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Caylee's Law Is a Waste of Time

Not the only e-mail to this effect in my e-mailbox today, but probably the best written one. "Caylee's Law" isn't going to help anything. People who are willing to commit murder don't care about laws requiring them to register anything, report anything, or otherwise expand bureaucracy. People who don't report missing children probably have good reasons for not wanting government to be involved, as in "I'm pretty sure Chris has gone to Grandpa's house again and that school that's giving Chris all this stress doesn't need to hear about it." And people who merely observe these things (and pay taxes) think we need to cut the existing functions of government by at least half, before the whole country goes bankrupt...not add the weight or breadth of one single hair to what Big Government's already bungling.