How the registry harms families

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In 1996, California enacted Megan’s Law, which informed communities of people who were convicted of a sex offense. As a new mom, I wanted to prevent my child from being abused. My understanding then was that only pedophiles abuse children, and I had the mentality that a lot of society still has today—that we should…

Did you actually read the full post? The sex offender’s registry does have its downsides, in addition to the good it does of providing the community awareness of an offender.