AL: Sex offenders at a popular Huntsville homeless camp find it difficult to relocate

[ – 3/22/21]

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – One week ago, Huntsville City and non-profit leaders announced that people living in a large homeless camp known as “tent city” would have to move.

It was located on Mill Street, and was inside of the Church Street construction zone.
We went to the location today and there are still a lot of tents, clothes, and personal items scattered all around the camp, where dozens of people used to live.

We’re told everyone has moved, but when it comes to sex offenders, several of them say they didn’t have many options.

They came to us, asking to be interviewed.

“All of these organizations that have come out here don’t help sex offenders. They do not help sex offenders. They have came out here many times and I’ve offered to help the folks to get them and housing. All except for sex offenders because there is no help for housing for sex offenders in the state that they can get us into,” said homeless sex offender Lawrence Azbell.

Several non-profits offered the residents of tent-city shelter and help, including food, showers, and places to sleep. However, those non-profits can’t offer shelter to sex offenders because of safety rules and laws.

“It’s against the violation of the Alabama sex offender registry requirements. It requires you to be 2000 feet away from any school or day care or any place where children congregate,” said Azbell.

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Pretty much the same all over the USA sex offenders are being left to die on the streets and no one cares it dosen’t matter waht you actually did if your on the list your a child molester and a SVP.
Every person forced to register is one step away from living in homeless encampments or going to jail for FTR sex offenders that have property are lucky cops dont bug them az much they like hunting people Couchsurfing between family and friends houses because they cant find a place to live.

Good luck

But it’s not a punishment!

With a price club membership one gets: residential restrictions
Unemployment/ underemployment
Social death
Society hatred
Scarlet letter on license/ passport

Sounds like punishment on steroids to me!!