Op-ed: Get rid of the registry

Jack Lessenberry, in a commentary for Michigan Public Radio, suggests the state should get rid of its sex offender registry.

First of all, I don’t know how, under our Constitution, you can go on punishing people who have served their sentence, no matter what the crime. That’s what they did in the old Soviet Union. You got sentenced to your term in the Gulag, and if you survived it, they frequently announced you were banned from living in certain cities.

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