Thursday, July 20, 2006
The compromise, reached this week after months of negotiation, would increase minimum sentences for molesters who cross state lines and allow the death penalty for those who murder child victims. It would also increase the number of investigators and prosecutors fighting child pornography.
The bill would also give states money to track high-risk offenders with Global Positioning System devices and require some convicted juveniles to register as sex offenders.
Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]