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IN: Child abuse database launched

A person’s name will appear in the search results if they’ve been convicted of child neglect, battery or sexual assault against a child or child selling — crimes that statistics show are being reported more regularly throughout the state. Full Article

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So they created a new law based on a case that would not have been covered by the new law. “A database that launched this week lists the names of people convicted of child abuse in the last five years.” [emphases on five years] “The database was inspired by a case out of Elkhart County. Nineteen-month-old Kirk Coleman died in October 2014 after suffering a brain injury while in the care of a babysitter who had a history of child abuse. Officials say the woman had been convicted of child neglect in 2006. The boy’s family said that had they… Read more »

LOL, good point! I say give them another legislative term, they’ll “fix” that. They have to introduce it slowly to the masses so it feels comforting and good. Gotta boil them frogs slowly, dontcha know?


She has phone number at the end in the bio. Point out the uselessness of a registry period. I called her, left a message. Let’s flood her with facts. It may be hodunk IN, but it is a door. 🤔😎

Caitlin VanOverberghe is just the messenger. Find the names behind the list.

Another list. Seems like they forgot a few topics. Since the list has been created new categories can be added and populated in a few key strokes. What little minion could resist that. The category that should be added next is Evil Law Writers, with home addresses and phone numbers.

Just stupid, this list will become something totally unplanned for. It will evolve. Who is responsible when crimes are committed because of the list. There is too much data for that to be ignored.

Well they do have those words that say its illegal to commit a crime based on the list. Because laws and lists prevent people from committing crimes.

And so it begins. The slippery slope is getting slipperier.

“State officials hope the new child abuse and neglect registry will become the tool parents use to ensure their children are cared for by someone trustworthy.”

Laughable. Child abuse is most often perpetrated by immediate family.


This needs to be challenged by someone on it as a Substantive Due Process claim, and not make the mistake of doing it under Procedural Due Process like Connecticut DPS V Doe (2003) did with public sex offender registration lists. Unless a punishment or restriction is specifically placed on someone during their sentencing phase when both sides get to have their say, then no fair and appeal-able judicial determination has been made to them being a threat to children enough to warrant being on a public and easily accessible scarlet letter list. This list won’t reach its goal either. Nobody… Read more »

@Chris F
“This way, the info on the person can’t be looked up by employers or landlords for free and cause discrimination beyond what criminals already have done using paid background check services.”

Oops, methinks you accidentally gave away the hidden agenda. Sshhh…


“If it just saves one child…”

I wonder if that’s the mantra good ol’ Kim Jung Un uses for why he wants to nuke us?


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