Skip to comments.Swiss to vote on paedophile work ban
Posted on 04/19/2014 8:25:34 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen
Probably the most emotive issue to come before the electorate in a vote on May 18 is an initiative to ban convicted paedophiles from working with children for life, the culmination of a ten year campaign sparked by a controversy in the town of Biel.
The initiative has mainly been backed by the rightwing Swiss Peoples Party and the centrist Christian Democrats.
The initiative, brought by the Marche Blanche (White March) group of concerned parents, would amend the Swiss constitution to ensure that persons who are convicted because they have affected the sexual integrity of a child or a dependent person permanently lose the right to pursue a professional or volunteer activity with minors or dependents.
Critics of the amendment say its wording is too strict and disproportionate and that a revision to the penal code, passed by parliament in November and due to come into force next year, adequately deals with the protection issue.
The case involved a teacher who had been convicted of child sexual abuse. After completing his sentence, he successfully applied for a new teaching job in the town working with children aged around 13.
When word got out, Marche Blanche organised a protest march and a petition calling for the mans dismissal. But the school board defended its decision, arguing that he had been the best candidate for the job.
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Oh great, Obama is about to stir up problems there now.
We've all read Brave New World.
I suggest we hang them, then we won’t have to pass laws like this.
Brave New World isn’t a warning, it’s a plan.
Actually they have it backwards.
They should be required to work, for adults molested as children...for free...for life.
I personally think that pedophiles have a special place in hell reserved for them when they leave this earth. Dante may even have to add an eighth level.
Some sins are just beyond redemption.
They need to be worked hard, under supervision, and locked up, so they’ll be unable to bother kids.
I hear in Mass it automatically makes you qualifies to be a foster parent
And you wouldn’t want to enact this ban, why?
Are you asking me, or the Swiss politicians ?
Hollywood, are you listening?
The Shrinks at the APA DESPERATELY want to NORMALIZE pedophilia. They have already tried SEVERAL TIMES and are STILL moving that way. It is up to SANE PEOPLE to stop it.