Did Alabama pass a law that requires some sex offenders to undergo chemical castration? Are the people in Alabama the most unsophisticated?
people in the US or does it go even lower than this? Do you think sex offenders should be castrated?
- xyzzyLv 71 year agoFavorite Answer
Yes Alabama passed a chemical castration law in 2019. But it was not the first state to pass similar laws. Unlike surgical castration, where the gonads are removed through an incision in the body, chemical castration does not remove organs, nor is it a form of sterilization. Chemical castration is generally considered reversible when treatment is discontinued, although permanent effects in body chemistry can sometimes be seen, In 1996 California was the first U.S. state to specify the use of chemical castration for repeat child molesters as a condition of their parole, following the passage of a modification to Section 645 of the California penal code .This law stipulates castration for anyone convicted of child molestation with a minor under 13 years of age if they are on parole after their second offense. Offenders may not reject the intervention although they may elect surgical castration instead of ongoing DMPA injections.
The passage of this law led to similar laws in other states such as Florida's Statute Section 794.0235 which was passed into law in 1997. As in California, treatment is mandatory after a second offense.
At least seven other states, including Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Wisconsin, have experimented with chemical castration.[
- 1 year ago
Should the gay degenerates of today be castrated?
If no, why do you care what other people are turned on by?
Does not America always like to claim the government has no business in the nation's bedrooms?
- Beverly SLv 71 year ago
I believe I read it was for sex crimes against anyone under 13. And yes I do.
- Trivial OneLv 71 year ago
If it actually prevented future sexual assaults, I would support it for second-time offenders on adults and anyone found guilty of sexually abusing a child. But, it doesn't prevent future assaults, because most rapes are about power and deviant behavior, not at all about sex.
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- SlickterpLv 71 year ago
That would be pointless. Unconstitutional.
- yogicskierLv 71 year ago
Actually, it only reduces your sex drive. It doesn't actually castrate you.
I would have no problem with doing something like that, except it likely wouldn't work.
' Most research in the area puts sexual desire low on the list of reasons people assault children. The best predictor of sexual assault is not libido, research has shown, but “an early and persistent general propensity to act in an antisocial manner during childhood and adolescence.” '
- Anonymous1 year ago
Yes, they did pass such a law. Yes, the citizens who back this kind of legislation are idiots. No, sex offesnders should not be castrated.
- SatanLv 71 year ago
How do you castrate a female sex offender?
- BrutusK15Lv 61 year ago
If the victim is under the age of 13, you damned right.