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Years ago, I took a tour of an old prison that had been turned into a museum and one of the guides gave as much of a cleaned-up version as possible of what happened to sex offenders in prison.

Even the cleaned-up version sounded like the worst beating anyone has ever received.

The fact is, people that go after children should be dealt with in the harshest manner possible.

We, as a people, have to make sure that monsters like this never do this kind of thing ever again.

Alabama has made a decision to stand strong against convicted child molesters.

Because most Americans agree that criminals who steal the innocence of children are among the worst of the worst, Alabama has decided to pass a chemical castration bill that would forever change any person convicted of an abhorrent sex crime against a child under the age of thirteen, which is a measure approved by most people across the state.

State Representative Steve Hurst, a Republican, introduced the bill. It was passed by the state legislature and was recently signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey. Because the state wants to make it abundantly clear that child molesters are not welcome, the law now requires that any child sex offenders over the age of 21 will be chemically castrated before they leave prison and entered society again.

“They have marked this child for life, and the punishment should fit the crime,” Hurst said.

The Republican hopes that this drastic punishment will make a would-be child molester think twice before committing such a heinous crime against the youth of the state.

Since the chemical castration of child molesters is now the law of the land for those living in Alabama, it was decided that the Alabama Department of Public Health would administer the chemicals that reduce or block the production of testosterone in the body.

While many support the harsh punishment of child molesters, others believe that the punishment is too intense, even for a convicted child molester.

State Rep. Juandallynn Givan believes that it should be reconsidered because the urge to molest a child is not usually physical but psychological.

“You have to deal with the mind of a predator,” she said. “You don’t worry about the physical body parts. You have to deal with what makes them do what they do.”

In other words, Givan believes that chemically castrating convicted child sex offenders might not do what the legislators hope it will do. Instead, there is a deeper problem, a psychological problem that motivates these predators to target children.

Chemical castration would begin one month before the convict is set to be released from prison. The treatments would continue until a court decides otherwise.

State Rep. Allen Treadaway was in support of the law.

“Any action that we can take against a child molester that would prevent them from ever committing this type of crime again, I support, including chemical castration. I think this bill is one of those steps to ensure public safety.”

Although many people are in support of the imitative, others think there could be a better way to go about it. However, it is hard enough to identify people who are at risk of committing sex crimes against children. If they were easy to spot, people would have already been able to offer them counseling or alternative therapies.

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  1. Bama Bill

    I’d vote for letting them be Surgically castrated. That’s what happened to a “Wetback” that raped my friends 14 year old sister.Farmers know how to castrate young pigs, he got the same. Squeeze, slit, snip. . Then apply salt. Only takes a few seconds,and a good sharp knife.

    • Rattlerjake

      GOD said “Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire. 9And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.!” So if thine pecker offend thee, cut it off!

    • Dennis B Anderson

      I have always said this whack them off. The same thing goes for people who kill people for self-gain. There is no deterrent for murder anymore. They should get the death penalty and immediately. If we did these things the jail cells would clean themselves out. Incarceration has become a business.

  2. Tim Thompson

    Well it certainly would be a good deal for society seems the depraved seem to be winning with the sordid left, San Francisco just passed a law allowing pedifiles to get a green light and if caught with a young person they want to legalize it. Castration could have been used on President Clinton for all the sexual issues including rape and Epstein’s sex planes with very underage girls that he seemed to relish and took at least 26 trips to his island. If Epstein would have lived and could have pleaded for leniency by giving up Bill and Hillary Clinton who also took a few flights. I say yes to castration, it’s a solution that all 50 states should take action on.


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