Norwegian Mass Murderer Gets 21 Years!

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by pspr, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. pspr

    pspr

    What are these people thinking?

    A court on Friday sentenced Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian extremist who admitted killing 77 people, to at least 21 years in prison after ruling that he was sane when he carried out his country’s worst peacetime atrocity. The sentence was the most severe permitted under Norwegian law, but it can be extended at a later date if he is still deemed to be a danger to society.

    Mr. Breivik, 33, who had insisted that he was sane when he carried out the attacks last year as part of what he called a campaign against multiculturalism in Norway, smiled when the verdict was announced. As he arrived in court on Friday, wearing a dark suit and tie, he raised his right arm in a right-wing salute, his fist clenched.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/25/w...-murder-trial.html?_r=1&partner=MYWAY&ei=5065
     
  2. cool . 21 yrs of all expenses paid vacation
    At least he will still have time to have a 16yr career before his state pension kicks in.
     
  3. That's 3.27 months for each person he killed. Apparently the Norwegians don't place a very high value on human life.
     
  4. Maverick74

    Maverick74

    Most liberals don't.

    Here in the US, liberal judges like to give men who molest children parole with no jail time. In the rare instance there is jail time given, it's usually 12 months to 3 years. If the child rapist actually kills the child and cuts them into pieces and mails those pieces to the parents, maybe a liberal judge would give him 5 years plus probation.

    Now, heaven forbid you spill some oil in the ocean, then you get life in prison without parole. Honestly it makes no sense to me how the liberal mind works.
     
  5. pspr

    pspr

    Some sites are saying he could be paroled in as little as 10 years. That would be insane. Well, 21 years is insane. Is "insaner" a word?
     
  6. Lornz

    Lornz

    He was given the maximum sentence, which is equivalent to life imprisonment.

    http://www.ilafengsel.no/preventive_detension.html

    Time-frame and minimum period

    Even though the sentence is indefinite in length, a time-frame will have to be established. This time-frame cannot stretch over more than 21 years and should as a rule not be more than 15 years. The law demands a minimum period to be established which cannot be longer than 10 years. The court may extend the time-frame by up to five years at a time when the risk of serious re-offending is still considered to be present. This implies that preventive detention in principle may lead to a life-time in prison.
     
  7. BSAM

    BSAM

    We need to send McGruff over to Norway.