Over Half Of N.J. Residents Think Dharun Ravi Sentence ‘Not Tough Enough’

Just over 50 percent of New Jersey residents think the sentence given to Dharun Ravi for spying on his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, was “not tough enough,” The Newark Star-Ledger reports. Ravi reported to jail last week to beging a 30-day sentence. He was also sentenced to probation, a fine, and community service.

According to the Rutgers-Eagleton telephone poll of 1,191 adults, conducted from May 31 to June 4, 39 percent of New Jersey resident consider the sentence “the punishment he deserves,” while seven percent think it is “too tough.” 

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