Today's Untouchables: Sex Offenders
"Sex offenders are the foremost pariahs of our current day. In opinion polls, even intravenous drug users place higher.
A recent series of high profile cases involving child sexual abuse have revealed the maddening frequency of the problem.
My hometown newspaper now exists in electronic format, and as I read the local news, it seems that every other week brings a report of a new crime against minors.
This is only the tip of the iceberg.
Most are the product of incest, unreported, hushed up within families. The offenses that occur in a public setting, among those who aren't blood relatives, most often make it to most peoples' attention ..."
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
CA - Do Ex-Sex Offenders Have Civil Rights?
"They are the most loathed convicts on the planet. Even other criminals hate them. Cities in recent years have targeted them with laws that limit where and when they can be certain places, particularly on Halloween, when children are out.
But ex-sex offenders do have rights. At least that's the contention of a group called California Reform Sex Offender Laws."