Comments for: Bill aimed at toughening domestic violence crimes presented to committee

Posted March 14, 2012, at 10:44 p.m.
Last modified March 15, 2012, at 11:12 a.m.

AUGUSTA | A bill that its backers say might have prevented Amy Lake and her two children from being murdered by her estranged husband last June was presented before the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee on Wednesday afternoon. LD 1867 would require that bail be determined by …

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  • Anonymous

    How many Mainers died in vehicle accidents last year? Why aren’t license requirements made more stringent to prevent those deaths?

    In 2009 there were 159 vehicle fatalities in Maine but that doesn’t sell newspapers and get votes like reactionary bills that are feel good and ineffective.

    This legislation should sicken everyone that enjoys freedom and living in a free society. Reactionary legislation that is a slap in the face to those that it is named after.

  • Anonymous

    “He stated that bail commissioners are trusted with setting bail for serious crimes, and they should also be trusted with handling what may be a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.” You have GOT to be KIDDING me!!!!!!  Mckee could care less about the victims, just his bottom feeding cronies.

  • How about making the law a bit  less tough on  the  he said she said stuff When on marks or prof is provided. On the few occasions when a woman goes as  far as to admit she lied about abuse she is not charged with filing a false report.  

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