Laws can prevent a rapist or murderer from committing further offenses.,<quoted text>Laws allow for the removal of a criminal...but as previously stated, no law prevents crimes. Only the discontinued definition of crime 'prevents' crime. Law provide definition of, and punishment for, crimes.
They don't prevent a damn thing.
Fire, Rocks, Disease organisms, and human nature are all weapons of mass destruction.
I'm not for infringement on personal liberties, no matter what form it takes.
But, of course, that's just me.
What's your solution to crimes?