"Quite frankly, the worst part for me is the cruelty exhibited to the turtles" said Johnston.
So why didn't Johnston hand down a sentence that would remind Pepin of what he did to those turtles?
The prisons are full of people whose incarcerations have nothing to do with the crimes that put them behind bars. Judges have the power to change that. So why don't they?
Judge Johnston, next time you have an animal abuser before you, do to the abuser what the abuser did to the animal. Pepin could have been starved, deprived of water and suffocated a little.
And why don't judges use the power of shame and humiliation to punish monsters like Pepin? As a taxpayer I'd be willing to pay for it if judges would publish photos of animal abusers like Pepin in their hometown newspapers along with a headline stating what they did.
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