Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Castrate Child Predators

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MONTGOMERY, AL — An Alabama lawmaker is proposing a bill for the 2014 legislative session that would include a much harsher punishment for convicted child predators before they are released from prison.

According to FOX 10, the bill proposed by Republican Rep. Steve Hurst would require convicted sex offenders to be surgically castrated before they are released. The bill only applies to those over the age of 21 whose victims were 12-years-old or younger.

The offender would also be required to finance the procedure.

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Rep. Hurst started pushing for tougher laws after a one-year-old boy was sexually tortured and abused by his father.

Hurst told FOX 10 that weaker punishments were only allowing offenders to re-offend.

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  • NoT from me

    This is a hard vote, castrating a person is not like a dog or cat. the urges dont go away just because they don’t have a member … they will just become creative with they way they abuse their victims. I say we just kill them and be done with it. Let the children and families have some piece that this person will NEVER harm them or another child again!!!!!

    The law should be harsher and the punishment permanent!!!!!

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