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Civil rights groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union have lobbied against the surgery in exchange for reduced sentences, calling it "cruel and unusual punishment. Offenders who commit these crimes but are not sentenced to treatment may volunteer for it.
In cases where a defendant is sentenced to a period of incarceration, treatment must begin at least one week before his release. Prosecutors are required to abide by both. California was the first state to allow chemical castration when its governor signed into law a measure allowing certain sex offenders to receive medroxyprogesterone acetate MPA treatment or its equivalent as punishment for their crime.
At the time, he was running a program at the Oregon State Hospital to treat and rehabilitate prisoners who had committed sex crimes. Some Sex Offenders Opt for Castration.
Miller RD. One victim said. J Clin Psychol. The New Daily. However, chemical castration under the current laws is vaguely positioned between punishment and treatment due to lack of informed consent by the recipient, and so remains a problematic issue for medical ethics.
Drugs such as medroxyprogesterone acetate, cyproterone acetate, and LHRH agonists, when administered for chemical castration, can induce a significant decline not only in serum testosterone but also in estradiol. I ask all of you to support and assist your bishops, and to work together with them in combating this evil.
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