Originally Posted by Lord Tsukasa
Why should domestic violence be allowed?
It should NOT be allowed. But in Washington if you have an argument and the guy next door calls the police they pick some one out and put you in jail. They accuse you of beating some one up. They set the bond so high that you can't get out. Then make you wait 6 weeks for a "speedy trial" as they call it. The only way to get out is to plead guilty at one of the hearings prior to the "speedy trial". So it's either plead guilty or spend 6 weeks in the slammer and lose your job and everything you own. I'm sorry but that is a little extreme for having an oral dispute!!!!!