America’s sex offender registry offers no additional protection for children and our communities. This statement has been proven in numerous studies throughout the years.
On May 17, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed federal Megan’s Law, an amendment to the Jacob Wetterling Act. That set the guidelines for the state statutes, requiring states to notify the public of registrants.
In this episode, I briefly discuss the story of Justin Vargas, a teen basketball scout in Phoenix, Arizona. Vargas was convicted of sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl when he was 23, and which requires him to register as a sex offender.
Haters are everywhere…online and off! So how do we deal with people that look down on us?
Let’s take a few moments and discuss a few of these misconceptions about a class of people that are often misunderstood.