Chelsea King, age 17, was brutally murdered by a John Gardner III, who was already a convicted sex offender. Gardner has also killed 14-year-old Amber Dubois. Lovefraud covered the case in March, in the article Could the Chelsea King murder have been prevented?
The California legislature has passed Chelsea’s law, in an attempt to do just that. It creates mandatory sentences of life without parole for violent sexual offenses against children. Critics, however, wonder if it will work.
Read 1 man, 2 murders lead to tough laws for sex crimes against children on CNN.com.
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