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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)

108 Comments   add a comment >>
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


Andrea A.
Thursday August 25, 2016, 8:22 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family

Janis K.
Wednesday June 8, 2016, 8:21 PM

counsel everyone

Andrea A.
Sunday May 22, 2016, 4:50 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family.

Andrea A.
Thursday February 25, 2016, 5:58 AM

Counsel the child, prosecute the family.

Erika Acosta
Tuesday December 1, 2015, 5:43 AM

Child & parents need to learn discipline.

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