In the words of Pastor Mike Witenberg from this afternoon’s rally, “it is a sugar-pill to help swallow the bitter pill”.
In the words of Craig Smith, it is a capitulation by National.
In my own words, it might give police discretion, but it still gives CYPFS too much discretion.
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 2:06 PM
Subject: The Bill is being amended.
This is not the conclusion that I personally wanted. But it is evidence of the pressure that the government has been under on this issue, since this is the third back-down on the bill in the past couple of months.
What are your thoughts?