Paedophiles to be jailed for LIFE under new laws set to pass today

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: Jul 02, 2020
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69% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

69% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Mandatory Prison Sentences = 69% Liberal


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Mandatory Prison Sentences

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79% "It follows comments made by home affairs minister Peter Dutton, after a police operation saved 14 children from abuse. 'The Australian Federal Police working with AUSTRAC and others is detecting more and more people who are depraved, who are online and who deserve to be caught and will be punished,' Mr Dutton told parliament."
71% "A new law targeting paedophiles is likely to pass in federal parliament on Thursday (stock image)"
70% "More to follow."
68% "A landmark bill allowing judges to jail paedophiles for life is set to pass federal parliament on Thursday."
60% "'Sexual crimes against children destroy lives,' Mr Porter said on Thursday."
50% "Opposition leader Anthony Albanese told parliament on Wednesday his party would help the government in 'any way possible' to end child abuse."
31% "While Labor has expressed concerns about mandatory minimum sentencing, senators have indicated they won't oppose the bill."
-52% "Child abusers would receive a mandatory minimum sentence under the new bill, which also limits bail for repeat offenders."
-54% "Most child sex offences are dealt with by states, with this new law only applying to federal cases."
-83% "Under current rules, nearly 40 per cent of federally-convicted child sex offenders spent no time in prison in 2019."
-84% "Those who commit sickening crimes against children have often been handed short sentences, with some even released into the community without supervision, attorney general Christian Porter said."
-85% "The proposed new laws are aimed at dealing with online or overseas predators, with new offences being set up to target the owners of websites known to host child sex abuse content."


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79% : It follows comments made by home affairs minister Peter Dutton, after a police operation saved 14 children from abuse. 'The Australian Federal Police working with AUSTRAC and others is detecting more and more people who are depraved, who are online and who deserve to be caught and will be punished,' Mr Dutton told parliament.
71% : A new law targeting paedophiles is likely to pass in federal parliament on Thursday (stock image)
70% : More to follow.
68% : A landmark bill allowing judges to jail paedophiles for life is set to pass federal parliament on Thursday.
60% : 'Sexual crimes against children destroy lives,' Mr Porter said on Thursday.
50% : Opposition leader Anthony Albanese told parliament on Wednesday his party would help the government in 'any way possible' to end child abuse.
48% : Child abusers would receive a mandatory minimum sentence under the new bill, which also limits bail for repeat offenders.
46% : Most child sex offences are dealt with by states, with this new law only applying to federal cases.
31% : While Labor has expressed concerns about mandatory minimum sentencing, senators have indicated they won't oppose the bill.
17% : Under current rules, nearly 40 per cent of federally-convicted child sex offenders spent no time in prison in 2019.
16% : Those who commit sickening crimes against children have often been handed short sentences, with some even released into the community without supervision, attorney general Christian Porter said.
15% : The proposed new laws are aimed at dealing with online or overseas predators, with new offences being set up to target the owners of websites known to host child sex abuse content.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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