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Op-Ed: Sex Offender Laws Have Gone Too Far

Our draconian policies about sex offenses reflect our ignorance of them. … The upshot, experts say, is that the United States has the most draconian sex registration laws in the world. As a result, the number of registrants across the nation has swelled—doubling and then doubling again to 750,000—in the two decades since Jacob’s Law passed, according to data collected by the Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Full Article

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  1. Joe

    To my knowledge the major pieces of sex offender legislation, named after (cute, white) kids, are the Jacob Wetterling Act, Megan’s Law, Jessica’s Law and the Adam Walsh Act. All four kidnapped and murdered (at least 3). 2 cases unsolved, never found for evidence.

    So the reasonable person would infer that these laws have to do with child abductors and murderers. Ha!

    How this has turned into a witch hunt involving people who may have downloaded some photos, touched a young child inappropriately, had a slightly underage girlfriend / relationship will be one of the great mysteries of this century and nothing short of a magic trick.

    • j

      The (very) short list of answers:
      1) Political Opportunism
      2) Fear Mongering
      3) Hate Mongering
      4) Financial Opportunism
      5) Class Warfare
      6) Scapegoating
      7) Rhetoric
      8) Violation of Constitutional Rights
      9) Tyranny of the Majority

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