Alabama to Enforce 'Chemical Castration' for Some Child Molesters


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(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo "chemical castration" while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that allow it. The procedure uses medications that block testosterone production in order to decrease sex drive.

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