Pedophilia and the Death Penalty

Another’s thoughts

Meishayuri's Blog

Last night jurors ended their deliberations and presented Jerry Sandusky with the guilty verdict of 43 out of 48 of the charges against him concerning the rape and molestation of ten boys of varying ages that he met through the charity he founded called “The Second Mile”. Detailed testimony given by his victims and the obvious pain presented to the court and jury spelled out Sandusky’s guilt. Since he is 68, it is more than likely that he will die in prison as a majority of his sentence could be decades stacked upon themselves. There currently is no death penalty punishment for pedophiles, but strict sentences remain in place to prevent offenders from serving short sentences or even probation for their crime. Many hold the opinion that a death penalty for such crimes violates the Constitution’s mention of cruel and unusual punishment.

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