For Juvenile Sex Offenders, State Registries Create Lifetime Of Problems

____ ____ is about to become a family man and he couldn’t be happier. He’s 25 and he lives in a suburb of Dallas with his fiancée, who’s due to have their baby practically any minute. They’ve already picked out a name: Raven.

In most ways they are a normal family. Except for one thing. Until last year, Hampton was a registered sex offender. Full Article

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Megan’s Law creates a lifetime of problems for everyone, not just “juveniles.”

Let’s not cherry-pick and dance around the issue here.

Exactly. It’s ok to try and punish juveniles as adults but not to subject them to the registry. It’s not ok for anyone…we need alternatives to rehabilitate all people adult and juveniles instead of the torture process we now employ. Our justice system is barbaric and draconian it does nothing to rehabilitate anyone and just punishes and tortures people. Sure its what were stuck with at this time in history but it needs to change completely and focus on rehabilitation instead of just punishment. Get out of the dark ages and move toward a better future.