Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday proposed changes to the state’s criminal justice laws.
The changes include “making child rapists eligible for the death penalty and reducing the number of jurors required to dole out capital punishment,” Fox News reports.
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Governor Ron DeSantis proposes making child rapists eligible for death penalty.
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“They (sexual predators) will do whatever they can to satiate themselves at the expense of very, very vulnerable people,” DeSantis said on Thursday.
“I believe the only appropriate punishment that would be commensurate to that would be capital.”
“In Florida, we are taking steps…