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Do sex offender restrictions work?

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – When we talk about sex offenders emotion tends to take over.  Call it a protective instinct.  We don’t want them living near our children or where our children go to school or play.
The thoughts are terrifying to any parent.  But as we found out, those fears, don’t match the facts. “There is no data, according to my knowledge, that sex offender registry restrictions prevent sexual assault,” Sheri Flynn told Region 8 News. Full Article
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I find it sad that this question even has to be asked. But at this point asking the question is necessary. I also have to say that “offender restrictions” never have worked and that it’s absolutely impossible for them to ever work because there never was a problem in the first place. The author is being too kind when he uses the word emotional, no matter how accurately one may think that word fit’s the situation. I think foolish/stupid is a more fitting description of the mentality that conjures up these ideas for a phantom threat that empirical fact/evidence proves… Read more »

This nation is based on a foundation of law…as a free society I believe you hold the standards of punishment / parole within the three years alloted (maybe some are five parole years) and that’s it…!…leave people alone …there is no further ‘they should’ or ‘they need to’……you need to stop putting people up to further restraint…you plead guilty…you first to have restrictions beyond everyone else…remember you gave up .

Within three year parole or probation period….that’s it.

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