Have you ever heard of Jasmine Richardson? If you haven't it's likely because of Canada's strict laws that protect the identities of underage offenders of violent crimes -- because their system aims to "rehabilitate" instead of punishing the offenders. In the case of Miss Richardson, she remains the youngest multiple killer in the entire country's history of violent crime, which isn't saying too much but is interesting nonetheless. Jasmine was 12-years-old when she helped murder her mother, father and little brother with the aid of her older boyfriend 24-year-old Jeremy Allan Steinke.
Jasmine Richardson is now 20-years-old and she lives her life pretty freely considering what she's been convicted of doing. She gets to leave, stay overnight with friends and attend various social events. However, she is in the news in Canada again for requesting her curfew be made later so she can go to some out-of-state dance event. She lives with a roommate, has a job and goes to school in Calgary, so her associates believe she is "old enough" to live her life without a curfew.
It seems just like yesterday that she helped brutally slaughter the people who gave her life along with her own little brother. The fact that she's even out free, allowed to live her life, is just disgusting. And what of Steinke, the man who helped her do it? He's serving three life sentences.
Jasmine Richardson doesn't deserve for her identity to be protected. She deserves for the world to know that she viciously murdered her parents and little brother all because she was mad that they didn't want her to date a 24-year-old man. It's clear that her boyfriend is where he belongs, but she clearly is not. Everyone in Medicine Hat -- where these murders occurred -- probably agrees with this sentiment. So does she deserve to have her curfew lifted? Nope.
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