ANALYSIS: Greece Labels Pedophilia a Disability

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Disability groups in Greece are angry at a government decision to recognize pedophilia as a disability.

The Labor Ministry said pedophilia was added to the list for medical assessment purposes and to help decide who should get financial help.    
    
But the National Confederation of Disabled People calls the move "incomprehensible."
    
They said that pedophiles will now receive higher disability pay than people who have undergone organ transplants.

Should pedophilia be classified as a disability? And can this new rule come to the United States? CBN News spoke with Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council about this. Click play for his comments.

"It's really not serious to grant peeping toms a 20 to 30 percent disability rate, and 10 percent to diabetics who have insulin shots four or five times a day," NCDP leader Yiannis Vardakastanis, who is blind, told the Associated Press.

Greece, who's been fighting to avoid bankruptcy for three years, has severely cut spending on health and welfare programs.

Also, pervasive abuse of the welfare has prompted the government to reassess thousands of disabled people.

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