Poland Okays Forcible Castration For Pedophiles

Is this the best way to deal with pedophiles? A lot of people would say yes – thoughts?

Reuters report:

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland on Friday approved a law making chemical castration mandatory for pedophiles in some cases, sparking criticism from human rights groups.

Under the law, sponsored by Poland’s center-right government, pedophiles convicted of raping children under the age of 15 years or a close relative would have to undergo chemical therapy on their release from prison.

“The purpose of this action is to improve the mental health of the convict, to lower his libido and thereby to reduce the risk of another crime being committed by the same person,” the government said in a statement.

Prime Minister Donald Tusk said late last year he wanted obligatory castration for pedophiles, whom he branded ‘degenerates’. Tusk said he did not believe “one can use the term ‘human’ for such individuals, such creatures.”

“Therefore I don’t think protection of human rights should refer to these kind of events,” Tusk also said.

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  • radiac

    More troubling news for Roman Polanski…

  • http://twitter.com/Dumbsaint Dumbsaint

    I'm not sure how castration is supposed to improve their mental health exactly, considering the brain needs sex hormones to function properly. These people need to be kept away from kids, give them severe jail terms – life even.

  • UlyssesLazarus

    Grotesque and disgusting. People who support this should be prevented from breeding.

    Yep. That's a heavy dollop of irony, kids. Meditate on it.

    • Shannon

      Grotesque and disgusting to chemically castrate someone who rapes a child, perhaps more than once? many people would agree to it, particularly those who've known someone who was molested or was themselves. I think it would depend, as all things, on the circumstances, but I agree with the closing statement that sometimes human rights can be suspended when someone has grossly violated the rights of others. Its also a bit of a blanket statement to say that anyone supporting this should be themselves castrated. there are many people in the world who ought to be prevented from breeding, but this doesnt strike me as a good reason for it.

  • Peetr

    yes! Finally! A tangible solution!

  • J

    I think medical community knows how to handle pedophiles, and it isn't with forced castration. This is fucked up!

    • H.

      If medical community knows anything, then why there' are still so many fucked up people? What? Talking to those poor bastards why are they fucking your children? You're kidding me? You're one of those telling me that pedophiles are real victims here.

  • Bella

    Criticism from human rights activists…I wonder how those jerks would feel if it was their daughter, son, brother, sister, etc. that was molested? In my book, the pedophiles took away the victims rights by violating them in the first place!

  • Shannon

    I hope they do rapists as well.

  • name_1

    Is it mandatory if it's only in some cases? That's what we call “inconsistency.” Get a brain, Reuters.

  • nihilkhaos

    Meh, I have absolutely no problem with this.

  • Name

    Fu#k Pedophiles, get it?

  • Anon

    I don't think someone just wakes up and decides, “hey I want to diddle kids”. Honestly we should study and understand why this happens, and execute them if they are beyond reform. Keeping them warm and fed is a waste of tax payer's money, and turning them into science vivisection experiments is inhuman

    • poetrylark

      It is known that most pedophiles have been victims of child abuse themselves.

      It is often such a traumatic experience for a child, that it alters their whole view of life and they often never recover emotionally and intellectually.

      When they are victims of abuse by family members – they feel a sense of betrayal and trust .
      Plus they are threatened sometimes not to speak to anyone about what has happened so they have to keep
      this troubling secret to themselves.

      Some become obsessed by what has happened to them and when they get older they sometimes think it normal to do similar things to children.

      It is just a sad vicious circle, made even worse by them being demonized.

      They need counselling and special care and accommodation.
      I sometimes get a bit angry with them myself but only because I am unable to interfere to prevent abuse of children in their care.
      But we should not think of pedophiles as evil people, we should think of them mostly as victims of child abuse who have grown up and are unable to cope with their confused sexuality.
      I do think they should be excluded from physical contact with children, though some of them prefer the company of children who they feel better able to relate to than adults.

  • richieb789

    If they're porking children then they've proved that they can't handle a loaded gun. All Poland has done is taken away their bullets.

  • jonathanstatski

    Seems harsh yet pedophilia is bad too.

  • Name

    Just kill em and get it over with, stop subverting nature and protecting evolutionary garbage. How humanitarian is it really to force us all to live with predatory psychopaths we know of and could protect ourselves from, you wanna plead their case let them come live with you, and see how your neighbors like you then.

  • Jon

    One of the most sick things I've ever herd of being done to a person. They serve their time in jail… then have their dick melted off?
    Are people in Poland even fucking human? I'll fucking fight in any war or any battle to see this can never happen to anybody.
    The crime may be horrible, one of the worst crimes one can possibly think of… but a government enforcing such a grotesque means of punishment… is wrong in any society. A government enforcing a law like that is almost as bad as the people committing the crimes.

    • Name

      I'd think murder would be worse. You mate with someone who is considered underage in you country, even though it's acceptable in others, and you are a terrible monster. You take someone's life, and “Meh, shit happens”.

      Also, they can still mate with kids. Sure, their libido is lowered, or even their “tubes will be tied”, but they can still abuse a child. This is not a solution for anything.

      Also, consider this scenario- You're in your early 20s, and you're in a party. You're drunk. You see someone there, lookin' fine, and because you're both sluts, you have sex. It turns out the other one was underage, but you can't really tell from their body. The day after, you're arrested, and put in a jail for, say, 10 years for the rape of a minor. And then they castrate you. Oh, and they label you a monster. A sex-monster. You will hardly be able to get a job, you didn't really have a job, no community will accept you, you can't raise a family, you have no friends. Your life is pretty much over.

      Oh, and the drunk minor is now married or something, living well.

    • Josh

      When they say “chemical castration” they are referring to forcibly medicating the person, not melting off their junk.

  • Name

    *THIS IS NOT FORCED CASTRATION!*

    “Chemical castration” is usually a BS term used by alarmists, and people selling ad space on websites. For shame, disinfo…

    “Chemical castration” in this case is Depo Provera. Thats it. Its the “every 3 month injection” form of birth control used by millions of women around the world for years. There are few long-term side effects. After 6 months youre back to normal.

    It just so happens that the effects on a male are an almost complete shutdown of the sex drive. For 3 months. Then it wears off. All that is happening is men who have a “malformed” sex drive that cuases them to desire children will have thier sex drive chemically and REVERSIBLY reduced as a condition of release into society.

  • 21/12/12

    So you get to have 13 year old pussy and gain the ability to never get women pregnant?

    I thought this was supposed to be a punishment?

  • Peteskid50

    This is a first step in the right direction!!!!

  • Peteskid50

    This is a first step in the right direction!!!!

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