A bill passed by the Alabama legislature would require certain convicted sex offenders to undergo chemical castration as a condition of their parole. House Bill 379 now awaits Governor Kay Ivey's Author: Stephen Quinn.
Jun 16, 2019 · Why there's debate: Advocates for chemical castration believe it's an effective way of protecting children from known sexual predators. "If they're going to mark these children for life, they need to be marked for life," said Rep. Steve Hurst, who introduced the bill Author: Mike Bebernes.
Jun 08, 2019 · Representative Steve Hurst introduced the legislation, which is now waiting for Governor Kay Ivey’s signature. Montgomery, AL – The Alabama legislature has passed a bill mandating chemical castration for adult sex offenders who abuse children under the age of Reviews: 22.
STATE CASTRATION LAWS. Since the mid-1990 ' s states have allowed, and in certain instances required, castration as a way of penalizing sexual offenders or as a condition to their release from custody. Table 1 shows castration laws by state. Table 1: Castration Laws by State.