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TX: The Cost of Texas’ Sex Offender Registration Program

As of September 1, 2017, the State of Texas had 90,616 registered sex offenders.

Sex offender registration has been around a long time in Texas—since 1991, in fact. The state legislature has continually amended or tweaked these programs ever since. For example, the legislature mandated that the public be notified about registered sex offenders in 1995 following the 1993 abduction/murder of seven-year-old Ashley Estell in Plano, Texas. Full Article

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  1. AJ

    This article started out with my being wary of where it was headed, but in the end it’s a decent piece on our part. My question is how widely it will be read. It would be nice were it an op-ed in the Austin Statesman itself, or perhaps the Houston Chronicle or the Dallas Morning News.

    It sounds as though TX isn’t too interested in “taking a knee” to the Feds’ AWA mandates.

  2. New Person

    This is a very good article about how the registry is being misused on several levels. All this can be brought back to the SCOTUS denoting how registrants have an 80% recidivism rate as a subset and all registrants are a public threat to society to re-offend.

    This is how apparent and disgusting the 2003 Smith v Doe decision is upon humans. That extreme was used as a fact when it was never scientifically substantiated and the stat was not from a professional within the statistical field. Yet, the courts still identify with that false fact. How much more information do registrants need to prove the 2003 decision was based off of a false fact?!

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