Sen. Mel Richardson, R-Idaho Falls, had this question today in the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting: “I just kind of want to know, what is the meaning of life? … What does life mean?”
It actually wasn’t a philosophical question – Richardson was wondering whether Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s bill to set mandatory minimum life sentences for designated violent sexual predators who reoffend really meant what it said. It did.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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