Opposition Mi Hazánk/Our Homeland is drafting an amendment proposal on introducing the chemical castration of paedophiles, the deputy leader of the party said on Monday.
“Recent cases that have come to light show that the punishment of such crimes is not harsh enough for deterrence,” Dávid Dócs told a press conference.
Mi Hazánk is drafting an amendment to the penal code on allowing the chemical castration of paedophiles as well as doubling the currently applicable 2 to 8 years prison term in the case of such crimes, he said. The party would even support the option of handing a life term for the perpetrators of such crimes, Dócs said.
The party’s proposal is modelled on legislation in place in the United States and Poland, he said.
100% approve. (Of course, the E.U., etc. will bristle at the idea. Wonder why…)