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Pedophile to undergo chemical castration
The Korea Times ^ | May 23, 2012 | Yi Whan-woo

Posted on 05/25/2012 7:12:39 AM PDT by kevcol

Korea will use chemical castration on a convicted repeat child molester for the first time, an official said Wednesday.

The Ministry of Justice said the process will start Friday at the earliest for the 45-year-old man who was convicted of four counts of sexual assault on girls under 13.

This will be the first case of chemical castration on a child molester since the bill was passed in July 2011.

“The man fits all the categories for the forced medical treatment,” said Kim Hee-gyung, a prosecutor at the Crime Prevention Policy Bureau under the ministry.

The law states a convict may be subject to chemical castration if they have the potential to commit sex offenses against minors repeatedly. The potential subjects are ones who have assaulted children aged under 16 and are diagnosed with pedophilia, an intense sexual desire toward children.

The man, surnamed Park, committed sexual assault against minors four times since 1984. Three of the four victims were 10-year-old girls, including one whom he dragged to a deserted plant on Aug. 2, 2002 and abused sexually and also attempted to rape.

(Excerpt) Read more at koreatimes.co.kr ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: pedophile; pervert; southkorea

1 posted on 05/25/2012 7:12:48 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Recommend brain amputation for all child molesters, the only known cure.


2 posted on 05/25/2012 7:15:22 AM PDT by Chainmail
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To: kevcol
Why chemical, they don't have sledge hammers in Korea?
3 posted on 05/25/2012 7:16:49 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Beagle8U

I guess it was too much to hope for that the chemical would be acid???


4 posted on 05/25/2012 7:19:10 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: kevcol

Does it have to be painless?


5 posted on 05/25/2012 7:28:07 AM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: kevcol

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wote a paper advocating the age of consent for sex between an adult and a minor be lowered to 11 years old.


6 posted on 05/25/2012 7:29:15 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: kevcol

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a paper advocating the age of consent for sex between an adult and a minor be lowered to 11 years old.


7 posted on 05/25/2012 7:29:26 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Put a spiked collar around it. Every time it tries to rise up for duty....well, you knOWWWWWWWWWW
8 posted on 05/25/2012 7:31:15 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: stockpirate

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a paper advocating the age of consent for sex between an adult and a minor be lowered to 11 years old.”

Next up on the liberal agenda — adult/child marriage.


9 posted on 05/25/2012 7:47:01 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: tflabo

Dude, been flipping back and forth between this and a Hillary thread. First blush thought your spiked collar remark was about her...


10 posted on 05/25/2012 7:49:06 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: kevcol

Hopefully the Koreans can develop some sound statistics on the efficacy of this process.


11 posted on 05/25/2012 7:50:54 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
This tool is quicker and more effective:

The ony drawback is that it doesn't produce rocky Mountain Oysters. But they're only good when they're young and tender anyway.
12 posted on 05/25/2012 8:12:00 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

When I heard about chemical castration years ago that the picture that entered my mind. After all, normal castration involves removing parts. I thought this would be that same.

BTW - Can chemical castration be reversed?


13 posted on 05/25/2012 8:14:06 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Dutch Boy
BTW - Can chemical castration be reversed?

"Chemical castration" is not an event, it's an ongoing process of injecting the offender with the female hormone progestin. If the injections are discontinued, theoretically the process will end and normal function of the testes will return.

14 posted on 05/25/2012 8:18:21 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

“... it is injecting the offender with the female hormone progestin”.

So if a person injected themselves with testosterone... would that reverse the chemical castration?


15 posted on 05/25/2012 8:30:50 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree

I don’t know ... I can imagine someone trying it, though.


16 posted on 05/25/2012 8:33:23 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: kevcol

They’re going to dump him a vat of acid?


17 posted on 05/25/2012 8:56:33 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live athrough it anyway)
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To: ArrogantBustard

So all these creeps need to do is just stop getting injections? It doesn’t sound permanent enough.


18 posted on 05/25/2012 9:01:03 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Dutch Boy
Hmmmm ....

So all these creeps need to do is just stop getting injections? It doesn’t sound permanent enough.

So ... what are you going to tell the guy that was falsely accused, wrongly convicted, gets exonerated after several years, but you cut his balls off?

"Sorry" won't be remotely adequate.

A penalty that involves permanent mutilation should be treated no differently from a death penalty, and applied no less sparingly.

I don't particularly trust the government to get things right ... even (especially) in the case of criminal trials.

19 posted on 05/25/2012 9:30:50 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: kevcol

Chemical castration won’t do anything effective.
Just tie them off with about 10 wraps of a heavy rubberband and wait until they fall off.


20 posted on 05/25/2012 9:42:55 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End the racist, anti-capitalist Obama War On Freedom.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Point well taken. The current state of the country isn’t exactly trustworthy. Guilty get off free and clear as with the New Black Panthers and people that should be left free are in the fight of their life as with Zimmerman.


21 posted on 05/25/2012 10:29:34 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Dutch Boy
My other thought on the matter is that if the accusation is true, and the conviction is righteous, and the creep actually did rape kids ... repeatedly ...

Hang him by the neck until he is dead, then leave his carcass twisting slowly in the wind.

22 posted on 05/25/2012 10:34:58 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: kevcol

Hmmmm.

Do I remember reading somewhere that chemical castration is temporary? And that if he doesn’t show up for his periodic shots, it wears off?

Anyone?


23 posted on 05/25/2012 11:24:31 AM PDT by FrogMom (There is no such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: FrogMom

Chemical castration is the administration of medication designed to reduce libido and sexual activity. Unlike surgical castration, where the testicles or ovaries are removed through an incision in the body,[1] chemical castration does not actually castrate the person, nor is it a form of sterilization. [2]

Chemical castration is generally considered reversible when treatment is discontinued, although permanent effects in body chemistry can sometimes be seen, as in the case of bone density loss increasing with length of use of Depo Provera.[3] Chemical castration has, from time to time, been used as an instrument of public and/or judicial policy despite concerns over human rights and possible side effects.[4][5]


from wikipedia


24 posted on 05/25/2012 11:30:39 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( (Lord, save me from some conservatives, they don't understand history any better than liberals.))
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To: PeterPrinciple

So... it’s like Lindsey Lohan going to Rehab .


25 posted on 05/25/2012 2:48:22 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: stockpirate

Are you serious?


26 posted on 05/25/2012 6:29:57 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Beagle8U

Just whack it off!


27 posted on 05/25/2012 8:31:18 PM PDT by jayrunner
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