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Blogs with News Stories on Sex Offender Issues:

CT: Panel mulls changes to sex offender registry

Parents who check the state sex offender registry prior to allowing their children to knock on strangers' doors and ask for candy this Halloween may be under the misconception that every person listed on the registry poses a grave danger to public safety. That's not...

Kentucky Judge Declares Sex Offender Internet Ban Unconstitutional.

Following the trend of most courts, including the US Supreme Court, a Kentucky Judge struck a law that banned sex offenders from any site that's "available to minors", stating the law is too broad and effectively bans most of the internet. U.S. District Judge Gregory...

A Month After Irma, Miami-Dade’s Sex Offender Camp Is Still There

Excellent reporting and follow up from Isabella Gomes of the Miami New Times. Her story follows: Beneath a shredded blue tarp, 58-year-old Claudia Baker takes a swig of A&W root beer. "Imagine your faucet dripping at night. That's what life is like for us—except...

Skenazy on Halloween Fear

Lenore Skenazy, founder of Free-Range Kids and a regular contributor to Reason.com, helped dispel the unfounded Halloween "horror stories" that have been thrown around this time of year for decades, including poisoned candy and sex offender attacks. Like the witches,...

Teen Vogue Covers the impact of Sex Offender Registration on Children

One of the most useful things the media can do is educate. Teen Vogue just posted an op-ed titled, "How Sex Offender Registries Impact Youth". Hopefully, by teaching children that an immature act can have devastating repercussions, it will help prevent youthful lapses...

ACSOL sees Halloween Victory in Simi Valley California.

One month ago we posted that the Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws in California, filed a Federal Lawsuit against the City of Simi Valley, California, that barred registered sex offenders from opening their doors to trick-or-treaters, decorating their homes...

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