Research says that registries and residency bans leave children of sex offenders vulnerable to bullying, homelessness.
When ____ ____, 38, bolts from his desk around 5:30 most weeknights, he’s up against his most important deadline of the day. ____ is an audiovisual editor and social media manager at a Christian television studio in St. Petersburg, Florida. By the time he gets home, he and ____ , his wife of nine years, have just over three hours to make dinner for their three children, squeeze in a half-hour of playtime, get the kids bathed and dressed for bed, and read to them for a few minutes.
At 9:30 p.m. sharp, ____ kisses ____ , walks out the door and drives his van 12 miles to a spot at the end of a dirt road off Interstate 275. From there he calls her, and they read and pray together from the devotional Our Daily Bread before they fall asleep — ____ at home and ____ in the back of the van. Every couple of hours, ____ wakes up sweating and turns on the engine to run the air conditioner. ____ ’s name and photo appear on Florida’s public sex offender registry. Full Article