WI: Perfectly legal – Sex offenders living inside child safety zones the norm in Wisconsin, otherwise, they’d be homeless

Municipalities have ordinances restricting where sex offenders can live. Most people support the idea because it helps us feel safe, but what the politicians who passed the rules probably didn’t tell you is that sex offenders who lived near a school, park, playground, daycare or other protected place before the ordinance, can stay there. In fact, they almost have to. Full Article

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Wow! This article is very unassuming, then at the end – BAM! Facts!

The data from a 12-year study in Minnesota found of the 224 sex offenders who re-offended in that period, not one of their crimes would have been prevented by residency restrictions.

I liked that the article compares the recidivism rates of registrants with general population at 3 years and at 15 years. This is extra good info that can be added to Janice and team’s thoughts to the legislators about making a tiered system with the use of data. Or maybe get rid of “residency bans” altogether.

Whoa, empirical evidence from a study across the years……what a novel concept showing what other studies have shown for years!

Shame on you Wisconsin for being blind!

man some of the hateful comments on these articles is sickening but I think that we may never be able to get those people with that type of mentality to ever even consider the facts but I will always keep educating them any chance I can..I posted the following…

hey guess what I am one of those monsters you claim we all are for talking to an underage girl over the Internet with whom i never had any physical contact with almost 15years ago and guess what I haven’t reoffended or even considered reoffending and I’m in Sacramento California where we have no residency restrictions or presence restrictions or Internet restrictions. The fact is is that none of these failed policies have achieved any positive results and have absolutely nothing to do with why I haven’t reoffended. if I wanted to reoffend I would care less about any of these laws and not one of them would prevent me from doing so…thats a fact …these laws only affect those individuals who want to be law bidding citizens and have no effect on the monsters you claim all of us are who are considering to commit another sex offense…zero effect…just so you know i did my time finished extensive parole without any incidents payed off my $15000 child support and am in my sixth semester of college. I am a father and grandfather an uncle and brother engaged to be married and all these people love me from the bottom of their hearts…does this sound like a monster that needs to be shot or locked up forever??? if anyone says yes then you have absolutely no interest in facts and have absolutely no humanity left in your cold dead hearts…I do agree with you that those who attack and rape children or adults should be locked up and subjected to intensive treatment before ever having a chance to be released and if they reoffend lock em up and throw away the key…but do you really want our limited law enforcement resources wasted on a guy like me or would you rather have that money put into monoriting the high risk offenders and into programs that actually help prevent sexual abuse before it happens??

I wish this Wisconsin study for available online! Interesting how these studies showing ‘the truth’ are so rarely talked about. Inconvenient truth? Well, that’s about to change. We’re not backing down and won’t be harassed by our own Country due to laws that were passed based on Fraudulent information!

The primitive human part of me can’t help but want to live long enough to gloat at the people who tried so forcefully to perpetuate lies about us…

The other part of me that controls my higher thought only wishes the people who tried to portray us as less than human eventually learn from the error of their own line of primitive thought, and have the humility to seek forgiveness.

It’s been an interesting journey lately, with fascism in the White House and so many politicians falling prey to choosing what is easy over what is right, to think about how this affects humankind as a species.

It may be a quote from a cheesy movie, but it’s poignant nonetheless: “…it’s only on the brink that people find the will to change. Only at the precipice do we evolve.”

I think of such quotes and see fundamental truth within, and can’t help but wonder if these struggles are somehow in part related to our long running desire to fight against the lesser parts of ourselves.

I certainly hope that with time, those parts of our primitive nature that want to treat everything as a sex object, can be overcome at the same time as that part of our primitive nature that seeks power and retribution as an immediate response without regard to the damage or consequence of such acts.

Time will tell… Until then, I will continue seeking what real, lasting joy that can be had in this complete fiction we call life.

thanks guys…I would really like to see how anyone with a sane mind can refute that comment…I’m sure one of the wackos will post some kind of unsubstantiated emotional rant status qou response…ive been emailing fox for awhile now with the facts about sex offender recidivism rates and the collateral consequences caused by these laws ..I’m going to keep sending them maybe we can get them to go after this issue…

“There is, however, one thing that experts insist does increase the chances an offender will commit another sex crime — the very residency restrictions we believe are keeping us safe.”

What needs to be addressed is that the very existence of the registry is a residency restriction because many, many landlords will not rent to a registered citizen.

man that temporary restraining order to halt Trump’s travel ban is definitely relevant to our travel restrictions…that judge straight laid out all the constitutional fundamental rights that that ban imposed on individuals…even though it won’t hold water since these people that are not US citizens so they have no constitutional rights…but guess what people no matter how much society hates us we are still US citizens and all the arguments do apply to us

Spread the news folks. Stay active on social media. Stay factual.

agreed abolish….I guess the courts will have to make a current up to date decision on whether illegal immigrants or other people who are not we the people have and are entitled to constitutional rights….common sense says no absolutely not…the fact is if we kerp letting millions of immigrants and refugees into our country we are going to end up like all the other third world countries who don’t have the natural or financial resources to support them or the people who are already here…the country can barely sustain the current population let alone millions of more people from around the world…this is no longer the 18 and early 19th century anymore and what was sustainable then simply isn’t rational in today’s world…..there’s over 7 billion people in this world so maybe we should just open the door and bring them all in and let our country be so overpopulated that we end up like India with millions of people starving and sleeping on the corner in their own feces and with out any hope of a future…we need to teach them and give them the means to support themselves in their own country….

Muslim ban!!! that kind of misinformation being perpetrated by the left wing radicals and media are actually inciting riots and violence…I believe in free speech and freedom of the press but they’re walking a razors edge with their false narratives…if you don’t believe and act exactly how they want your racist sexist and so on….helll they shut down a speaker at a world famous University for free speech simply because he didn’t fit their own moral code…the reason I say the media is walking on a razors edge is their misleading rhetoric could be considered as inciting violence…and another thing Obama and his staff should be prosecuted for supplying material support to a state sponsored nation who is the main material supporters of terrorism…he gave them over a billion dollars in cash and the world is going to suffer because of that I garuantee you…

David Kennerly:

Where to begin… So if you begin with the history of immigration in the last link, you’ll see things were as I said concerning “open borders”. Again, I don’t claim to be a scholar but I feel fairly confident after reading the founding documents multiple times throughout my life, having read and researched the federalist papers, the resolutions and to a degree the signers correspondences between each other and to and from other people of that time, that my constitutional radar works well. I haven’t been right in certain situations but…

To your “challenge”. If you kook again at that link you’ll also will find some interesting differences in how immigrants were seen. Back then they could be denied because a judge didn’t think they were of good character. Later on, because you were seen as an idiot, race, country origin, etc…These are the powers under that times constitution.

Now we skip ahead to 1868. The 14th amendment! This came about because before it did, blacks weren’t acknowledged as having the same rights. I posit that it was never meant to be used as it us now and the clause that refers to “persons” that people hang their immigrant argument on was strictly contextually meant to protect those born here or those that emigrated. We often see “interpretations” that go against historical intent. Even so, we still AFTER the 14th was put into place have cases that were based on race which the supreme court upheld. That’s one “oddity”

Link: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._Bhagat_Singh_Thind

This is an immigrant that was certified, left the country, tried to reenter, was denied, filed suit for naturalization, was denied. This wasn’t mentioned in your lefty rag site. Curious no? I mean, here we have a guy that looks to be in the same or similar boat yet he was denied. Because he wasn’t Caucasian and the supreme court which “your article talks about”, upheld it. All based on your version of the constitution.

You want more? Cause I have plenty… 🙂

Man I love your intellect abolish If we could only find attorneys with our type of mindsets we would have a chance…In fact we wouldn’t just have a chance, it would be a slam dunk…………

that’s pretty strong evidence of what the intentions of the framers really was on the issue….no ambiguity there just like there is no ambiguity about the statute that authorizes trump to do what he did..if you dont like the law you need to do like everyone else has to do and challenge it on facial or as applied constitutional grounds..judges are supposed to be there to follow law not their personal political agendas .it’s really sad that we seem to be living in a mob rules society now and these wacko left and right wing judges and the media are just cementing that idea in our society and inadvertently or intentionally encouraging anarchy…..

I have my reservations about trump to but the idea of the same ol status qou just isn’t cutting it anymore…we need change in this country at the governmental level…the tyranny and oppression and corruption is beyond out of control and if Trump can go in there and shake up the status qou in a positive or negative way I’m all for it..especially when the alternative was a person that is the epitome of a currupt politician who has been involved in numerous atrocities with absolutely no conscience….i would have voted for Bernie but I would rather see the world end before I would’ve voted for Hillary….both parties are out of control and have been enriching themselves and their families and friends off the teats of the working class and poor for wayyyyyy to long and I believe we might even have to actually have a revolution or civil war again in order to have a government that’s for the people by the people once again…the three branches of power are no longer there to keep each other in check anymore as the founding fathers intended but are all working as one government split on political views and determined to keep each other in power….the courts have been corrupted by money and power, politicians are corrupted by money and power and hopefully trump won’t let power or money define what he does while in office….god speed to him if he can break up the powers that be and actually creates a new standard for all the government branches…..it’s a long shot but it’s the best chance American has at this time in what will be looked back on as a very important time in history….