"Sex Offender" Label Ruining too Many Lives

Lenore Skenazy has another outstanding editorial, this time in the New York Post, how being labeled a sex offender ruins too many young (not to mention old, and middle age) lives.

What’s the most common age of sex-offenders?It’s not a trick question, but unless you follow this stuff closely you’ll almost certainly answer wrong.In fact, most people are shocked to learn that the most common age of people charged with a sex offense isn’t a creepy 39, or 51.It’s 14.That’s right. As the US Bureau of Justice reports: “The single age with the greatest number of offenders from the perspective of law enforcement was age 14.”

Read the full article here.

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