South Carolina Approving Death Penalty for Pedophiles.
According to the AP, the South Carolina Senate has approved a bill that makes repeat child rapists eligible for the death penalty. According to the report, Republican Senator Larry Martin said, "What we've got to do today is vote our conviction." The proposal allows prosecutors to seek the death penalty for sex offenders who are twice convicted of sexually assaulting a child younger than 11.
ABC News Report March 29, 2006.
Wilmington Star News Online March 28, 2006.
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