Part of the reason why a society should have wise and godly men for judges is that they must determine in such cases whether the one raped is almost of age. But when we are dealing with young children who are abused by adults (pederasty, child porn, etc.) the penalty for those guilty of the crime should be death.Fidelity: What It Means To Be a One-Woman Man, Chapter 7, 1999
I would urge that the civil penalties applied would be measured and limited. I have good hope that Steven has genuinely repented, and that he will continue to deal with this to become a productive and contributing member of society.Douglas Wilson’s Letter to Judge Stegner, in 2005, requesting leniency in the case of Steven Sitler, a serial pedophile and member of Doug’s church who was convicted of molesting children as young as 2-years-old.