Alabama Lawmaker Proposes Castrating Sex Offenders

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MUNFORD, Ala. (WHNT)– An Alabama lawmaker is proposing chemically castrating those convicted of sex related offenses.

The Times Daily in Florence reports that Representative Steve Hurst of Munford will propose a bill again in 2014 that would require those convicted of sex crimes against children to be chemically castrated before being released from prison.

Hurst’s bill would apply to those over the age of 21 who’s victims were 12 and under.