When the 19-year-old son of ____ ____ of Downstate Fairview Heights had sex with his 16-year-old girlfriend, he was forced to register as a sex offender. He was a legal adult and she was a minor.
Police told his employer to fire him, and when he found a job in a new town, the police there ran him off, too. Full Article
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