Punished For Stealing 7 Cents

“For 7 cents, now you’re making someone a felon for the rest of his life,” Anthony Stewart’s lawyer exclaimed after the sentencing was passed. Anthony, a 15-year-old, was going to be facing 2-6 years in juvenile detention for stealing a whopping 7 cents. Stewart’s lawyer pleaded with the judge to treat her client as a…

Diaper Thieves

I get it. Being the father of two young children who have filled diapers with the best of them, I understand the unending, insatiable need for diapers. The thought of stealing diapers, however, is about as petty as it gets. Nevertheless, over the weekend the Diaper Bank of North Carolina had 13,000 diapers stolen. Apparently…