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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      The Constitution and Civil Justice
    IntroducedMay 7th, 2009

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Official Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit the penalty of death for the rape of a child.

Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Provides that the death penalty for the rape of a child who has not attained the age of 12 years does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment.

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