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A 10-year-old started one of the recent massive fires in Southern California while playing with matches. What should be done?

Poll Results: 902 votes
Simply counsel the child.
Prosecute the family.
Prosecute the child.
Do nothing -- he's 10 years old!

Why? What's your opinion? (See news story here)

113 Comments   add a comment >>
Andrea A
Sunday September 24, 2017, 4:43 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family

Sue H
Friday September 1, 2017, 11:39 PM

Serious counseling.

Peggy B
Sunday August 6, 2017, 7:21 AM

Counsel and discover the circumstances if the parents were negligent.

John B
Monday July 17, 2017, 7:56 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family

Andrea A
Sunday April 30, 2017, 4:59 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family

Philippa P
Friday February 24, 2017, 5:57 PM

Counsel the child and find out why the parents weren't watching him/her more closely.

Jonathan H
Thursday February 16, 2017, 4:32 AM


John B.
Sunday December 4, 2016, 6:57 AM


Andrea A.
Wednesday November 23, 2016, 8:24 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family

Jonathan Harper
Thursday October 27, 2016, 6:47 AM


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