Rather than go see a movie, or hang out at home, today Kelly Gifford decided to take her son to a museum.
“It’s a great opportunity for my son to have a good time while he’s learning,” Gifford says.
She says she learned pretty quickly though that unlike a movie theater or her living room, museums and parks come with their fair share of distractions.
“They’re kids. They’re going to run around,” she says.
And perhaps nothing is scarier for a parent than the moment a child leaves their sight.
“You always want your kids in arm’s length. In a place like this where there is so much to see and do. It’s critical that this is a safe space for them,” she says.
That’s why state representative Kathy Swan suggests Missouri put about 500 ft. worth of distance between places like these and registered sex offenders. Full Article