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Support Conservatives' new moves to get even tougher on youth crime

I am in favour of the Conservatives' promises to change the Youth Criminal Justice Act to make it mandatory for anyone over the age of 14 to be sentenced as an adult for serious offences. After all, the government is not talking about innocent 14-year-olds involved in drugs. They are talking about murderers 18 and under. A mandatory sentence should be in place for all murders, for that matter.

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Support Conservatives' new moves to get even tougher on youth crime

I am in favour of the Conservatives' promises to change the Youth Criminal Justice Act to make it mandatory for anyone over the age of 14 to be sentenced as an adult for serious offences. After all, the government is not talking about innocent 14-year-olds involved in drugs. They are talking about murderers 18 and under. A mandatory sentence should be in place for all murders, for that matter.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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