Bills filed in both the Florida Senate and House that would allow the death penalty for child rapist

The bill would allow people convicted of raping children to be executed on a non-unanimous jury vote of 8-4.   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Accused child rapists face the death penalty under a bill filed Wednesday by two Republican lawmakers. Twin proposals were introduced in the Florida House and Senate to allow people who rape children under the age of 12 to be executed.  The House version was filed by new Jacksonville Rep. Jessica Baker, a prosecutor in the 7th Circuit. The Senate version was filed by Sen. Johnathan…

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