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Sex Offender Registry Insanity

Writing at Reason’s Hit & Run blog, Lenore Skenazy passes along the story of a man caught up in a particular bizarre application of the laws requiring people register as sex offenders. Full Article

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To run afoul of registration requirements and have it charged as a sex crime is the epitome of the disconnect of lawmakers in their fervor to perpetually punish victims of the registry. Are they claiming the registrant was sexually gratified by violating the statutes? Insanity defined!

There will hopefully come a day when these dangerous people, who craft such contorted views into laws, will themselves be subject to appropriate criminal proceedings.

“There will hopefully come a day when these dangerous people, who craft such contorted views into laws, will themselves be subject to appropriate criminal proceedings.” Not too far fetched, I think and proven by the past. Seems like the forces advocating for the registry have changed their tune a little. Now the reasoning is not so much to notify the public of offenders to protect potential victims — it has be shown to be ineffective at that — but to institute an environment of panoptisism for former offenders. The idea is that if we are continually and strongly reminded of… Read more »

Folks; Isn’t it time, that we, collectively as human beings, start to discuss these matters in logical and rational terms, so that we can really make a difference in this issue for all parties concerned? Granted, the wars going on now across the world, albeit politically motivated and controlled, and a much bigger issue than this, I have accepted as being a political tool, self serving and hedonistic individuals destroying this country for the most part. However; this subject, once discussed and looked at with the truth as the background, supported by facts and imperial data, when spoken about with… Read more »

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