The state may not, without their consent, expose individuals to potentially dangerous medical side effects. Archived from the original on September 17, It resembles the drug MPA used in America. It has been shown that for many sex offenders, the crime is caused by both psychological and physical urges — no rational counselling will prevent a repetition of the crime.
May : "some good and decent citizens claim that castration itself is barbaric. In these circumstances, it has been proposed by some that such an offender should be punished, normally in addition to a jail term, by castration. Martin Holly, a leading sexologist and psychiatrist who is director of the Psychiatric Hospital Bohnice in Prague, said none of the nearly sex offenders who had been physically castrated had committed further offenses.
The ministry is preparing a detailed bill and the recommended changes are under review. Europe France debates mandating chemical castration Recent violent sex crimes have shocked France and the public is demanding tougher laws. Current Psychiatry Reports.
Castration isn't likely to stop a sex offender from preying on people. The long term effects are unknown.
Petersburg Times: 'I get a lot of people who are impotent that still commit sexual battery. In every case, though, the suggestion is that this would be consensual, voluntary care. The Atlantic Crossword. Law Enforcement Today.
Now, the debate over chemical castration continues, specifically, whether or not it would be effective treatment for Dekenya Nelson.
He says chemical castration can work as treatment, but only in some cases. May : "To reduce these crimes against your children, Texas Governor Ann Richards, for example, advocates more prisons and 'harsher' sentences for sex offenders, especially repeat child molesters.
Court testimony has shown that many sexual criminals would dearly like to be free of their overwhelming sexual urges. Larry Don McQuay Convicted sex offender.