But then, when you "loosen up", actual ped's can escape through loopholes.
Why can't the toughness remain but the law enforcers use a little common sense?
because it's an emotional issue and the vast majority of humans use too much emotion in decision making, including prosecutors
How about you expedite the frick out of the legal process and give this innocent man back his life?
that's creating an actual loophole
criminal laws have to be general laws. carving out exceptions is how you allows pedos to go free