Thursday, February 03, 2005

Finally! Some respect for liberty!

"Escaping from prison is not a crime in Mexico. There is no penalty as long as another crime, such as assaulting a guard, is not committed during an escape. As one Supreme Court justice has explained, 'The person who tries to escape is seeking liberty, and that is deeply respected in the law.'"

The rest of the article, which is an unsettling look at Vicente Fox's drug war in Mexico, is here.

1 comment:

Clara said...

In theory, that's just about the coolest thing I've ever heard.