AR: Arkansas Sex offenders barred from Halloween activities with new law

[myarklamiss.com – 7/25/19]

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — We are less than 100 days away from Halloween, and after Wednesday, parents won’t have to be as scared about sending the kids off to trick-or-treat.

Nothing is more important to Jennifer Quick than her four kids.

“My children’s safety is a top priority,” she said.

And as Act 463 goes into effect, she takes a sigh of relief.

“I feel like the lawmakers finally putting in some effort towards the safety of our children is a big deal and I think it’s a good reflection of the government right now,” said Quick, a mother of four.

The new law stops registered sex offenders from participating in things like wearing costumes and handing out candy when Oct. 31 rolls around.

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Simple solution, always have a responsible adult with the kids when going door to door and problem solved.