Lest We Regress to the Dark Ages: Holding Voluntary Surgical Castration Cruel and Unusual, Even for Child Molesters
Rylyk, Catherine, The William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal
Innocence is trampled as debauchery and brutality reign unfettered in the world of child molesters. Reports of the sexual assault and molestation of innocent children - arguably the most vulnerable members of our community - weigh on the hearts and minds of all Americans. The magnitude of this problem is readily conveyed through statistics. One of every four girls is sexually assaulted before the age of eighteen, and one in six boys meets the same unfortunate fate.1 Though most child sex offenders will harm between one and nine victims, approximately twenty percent will target ten to forty children.2 Each year an estimated 100,000 to 500,000 children are sexually molested in the United …
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Publication information: Article title: Lest We Regress to the Dark Ages: Holding Voluntary Surgical Castration Cruel and Unusual, Even for Child Molesters. Contributors: Rylyk, Catherine - Author. Journal title: The William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal. Volume: 16. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2008. Page number: 1305+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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