In the news today in the UK we are hearing all about the latest government initiatives to deal with paedophiles and sex offenders – some of the most persistent sex offenders are already offered drug treatment, but Home Office sources say the review will propose increasing this provision.
Plans to offer more “chemical castrations” to serious sex offenders will be among a raft of measures set to be unveiled by the government.
Increasing provision of libido-reducing treatments forms part of a crackdown on paedophiles, sources told the BBC.
And what drugs will be used?
Well, according to the BBC, SSRIs such as Seroxat Prozac and Zoloft will used to ‘chemically castrate’ offenders.
More later when the official announcement is made.