While chemical castration has been mandatory for sex offenders since 2011, prior detainees at the national forensic hospital who were under consideration for parole or probation were candidates for voluntary treatment.
An oklahoma lawmaker proposed a bill that would make it legal for the state to allow some sex offenders to undergo chemical castration as punishment for their crimes state rep rick west (r-heavener) proposed the legislation on behalf of a constituent, the associated press reported. -- an alabama lawmaker is calling for convicted sex offenders to pay for their own surgical castration steve hurst, a republican from munford, ala, has introduced a bill that would require sex offenders older than 21 to pay for their own surgical castration before being released from state custody.
Castration: a proposed treatment strategy for sex offenders castration by some is considered to be cruel and unusual punishment others view it as a way for a convicted sex offender to obtain a reduced sentence, and yet there are some whom believe it may be the only cure many questions arise concerning several issues, methods, and results.
If a sex offender strikes again, chemical castration would be a requirement under the proposed bill if the inmate wants out west says the legislation will help put an end to repeat offenders however, those who work closely with sexual assault survivors say otherwise.
Castration of sex offenders: “off with their heads” next, the proposed treatment must be in the inmate’s medical interest third, the mandated treatment must be essential for the inmate’s safety or the safety of others finally, there should be no less intrusive alternatives to the medical treatment ordered. Castration: a proposed treatment strategy for sex offenders castration by some is considered to be cruel and unusual punishment others view it as a way for a convicted sex offender to obtain a reduced sentence, and yet there are some whom believe it may be the only cure.
Turkey has opened the door – again – to the idea of mandating chemical castration for those convicted of sex offences against children, a wrongheaded and abusive approach to dealing with child sexual abuse. A republican lawmaker is pushing to add oklahoma to the list of states in which so-called chemical castration is an option for some convicted sex offenders, albeit an option that is rarely used.