A 10-year-old can’t make adult decisions, so why do we hold them criminally responsible?

The proper course for all parliaments is to lift the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14.

17 & 18 Century Australia

 Parliaments across Australia are presently grappling with the question of whether to lift the minimum age of criminal responsibility – from the current age of 10 to 14 years, as the consensus of professional opinion seems to be.

Source: A 10-year-old can’t make adult decisions, so why do we hold them criminally responsible?

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