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it's against the law to take your own life, foo'!
My mouse lingered over that picture.
"John Hogan crying after his arrival at a Greek court" followed almost instantaneously by "Save this image".
suicide is a crime.
but not here
The sentence is stepped up to life in prison if you do full suicide.
Who said taxes ?
Christian nature of the law here. I believe the punishment used to be hanging back in't day.
but I didn't know they actually still like...punished it.
i think it's still illegal in lots of states in the US, but not in this country. I've a feeling the Catholic church won't allow people who commit suicide to be buried in their graveyards but the church of england changed its mind on that in the last few years.
so I get the Jameson Award for 'feeling a little bit superior'.
it's one of those things that people always say but is bullshit. how many times have i heard someone say that you can still be hanged for treason?
i remember i got into a massive argument with my history teacher about it. she didn't believe me when i said that it was ditched when the human rights act was passed and that it was a precondition of the passing of the human rights act. bastids
in the fact that when the death penalty was originally abolished you could still be hanged for treason, piracy and something else maritime, something like arson in a naval dock or something. But as said below, that was all got rid of too.
"The death penalty was retained for the capital offences of treason and piracy with violence, however it was abolished in 1998 under the Crime and Disorder Act."
didn't know it was abolished by that particular act. just frustrates me to hear people say it today ....
a criminal offence in this country,
as i thought, but obviously he's being charged under a different legal system n all
twas an offence till the 60's i think in the UK
*feels a little bit superior*
if you fail then you can be charged with all kinds of 'wasting authorities time' type of offences.