There are many people who reject the assertion that Natural Law I a real thing and that it is the universal law which governs this universe, but both are true. What’s more, both rest of the necessity of a Creator, for, without Him, lawlessness reigns. And when lawlessness reigns, there can be no such things as morality, justice, security, rights or liberty. There is only “might-makes-right,” and this is what the headlines tell us this nation and our society have devolved into: a lawless mob where the powerful make the rules, the guilty are excused and the innocent are held responsible for the actions of others.
The first story:
A judge on Tuesday decided to give a Texas teenager who killed four in a drunken driving accident a 10 year probation sentence rather than jail time after defense attorneys argued the teen’s parents spoiled him and never taught him right from wrong.
There is so much wrong with this story. First, ignorance of the law is no excuse for violating the law. This is a well-established principle of our legal system. Thus, this young man should have been convicted and sentenced. The fact that he was not then means the judge should be immediately removed from the bench. Finally, the very idea that a “professional” would argue that a competent adult should be held blameless simply because he or she was spoiled as a child should be viewed as a mental defect in the person making that argument. This is a simple issue. We are all born with an innate sense of right and wrong, so we have no excuse for claiming we didn’t know better: