Sunday, December 9, 2012 - Updated 10 hours ago
Victims advocate begs: ‘Just put them all online’
"Lawmakers and child-abuse victims advocates are renewing a push for the Bay State to sign on to the federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, which would create an online national sex-offender database and mandate classification by severity of the crime, in the wake of the horrific case of a Wakfield Level 1 sex offender indicted last week for allegedly assaulting 13 babies and toddlers.
“They should just put them all online,” said Laurie Myers, a longtime victims advocate. “I don’t understand why they want to keep this information secret." [and, therein, lies the problem]
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