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Gov. Blunt promotes anti-sexual predator law

By AP / KWMU

St. Louis, MO – The bill requires those convicted of forcible rape or forcible sodomy to generally serve at least 30 years in prison if the victim was younger than 12.

So-called "persistent" sex offenders would have to serve a life sentence without parole.

Gov. Blunt is highlighting the legislation with a statewide tour that includes a stop today in St. Louis.

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