NARSOL totally opposes forced chemical castration for those who have committed sexual crime.
The positive benefits are far below what might conceivable justify its usage, and the negative effects are medically serious. (1)
The vast majority of the population on whom it is forced, through more acceptable forms of therapy and self-motivation, will not reoffend sexually. (2)
The moral and constitutional objections are universal and compelling. (3)
As with the registry and all restrictions that target persons convicted of a sexual offense, the procedure would not result in any significant reduction in future offenses. Most future child molesters are not those already convicted, but rather family members and other trusted individuals who may never even enter the criminal justice system.(4)