Ending alcohol fueled violence: protesters push for harsher sentencing

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Hundreds gathered in Sydney’s Martin Place today to demand tougher punishments for alcohol fueled offences in NSW. Several brutal attacks have sparked debate about how to tackle alcohol related violence. The demonstration called for mandatory sentencing of offenders to bring justice to victims. However, many legal experts believe that mandatory sentencing is not the answer to our drinking problems.

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