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Make longer sentences for sex offenders, rapists and paedophiles

Submitted on Thursday 12th November 2020

Rejected on Thursday 19th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Make longer sentences for sex offenders, rapists and paedophiles

Petition Details

Make longer jail times for these criminal acts. Depending on what you are convicted of, your name may be added to the Sexual Offenders Register. Prison sentences range from 3 months to life imprisonment for rape. Three months as a minimum isn’t enough, this needs to be changed. Three months does not

Additional Information

Make a change to the offender, and does not help the victim of the rape or sexual assault, especially knowing that there abuser is let out into society after not having enough time to acknowledge the damage they have caused to their lives.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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