Failing to Register = Life in Prison

Under Georgia law, as elsewhere, you have to register if you are a sex offender. I am for that. If you fail to register three times, you get life in prison. I'm sorry? Life? I am not sure if that is cruel or unusual under the Constitution, but I can say that it is grossly disproportionate.

In other news, South Carolina still has the crime of "buggery" on its books. Buggery is the ancient term for sodomy, including all oral, anal, and trans-species intercourse.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I believe that it's also the source of the British curse "bugger off" (and its variants) (which at least makes it make a little more sense than the American "Fuck you")