Chelsea's Law would give molesters life terms

SACRAMENTO The bill passed unanimously Monday in the state Assembly.

It was named after 17-year-old /*Chelsea King*/, who was murdered in a San Diego County park this year. A convicted child molester pleaded guilty to raping and killing King and 14-year-old Amber Dubois.

Republican Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher of San Diego, the bill's author, says the legislation is an attempt to remove some evil from the streets of California.

Adult predators who kidnap, drug, bind and torture or use a weapon while committing a sex crime against a child would face life in prison without parole.

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