Daily, we scan headlines for news relating to “sex offender issues”, both good and bad, so we can keep our members apprised of anything that might impact them.
We were alarmed to see a headline out of Texas, saying a girl had been abducted by a registrant. Naturally that’s every parent’s worst nightmare, but it’s our worst nightmare too, because it will follow by a series of “you see…” legislation.
The title was completely misleading though… The 14-year-old was abducted by her father.
You’d think the various news outlets reporting this would mention that, as abductions by non-custodial parents, which also concerning, are dramatically different than someone snatching a kid off the street.
If anyone has some time they might want to let some of these news outlets to focus on what will get the kid back, instead of scaring the public: