Why sex offender registries keep growing even as sexual violence rates fall

The latest map of registered sex offenders in the United States put out in May by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, shows there are now more than 900,000 men, women, and children on sex offender registries. While the number of people on sex offender registries is increasing, Steven Yoder, writing for TheContinue reading “Why sex offender registries keep growing even as sexual violence rates fall”

Be FEARLESS Monday

The June FEARLESS meets in Omaha this Monday evening. FEARLESS meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Monday of each month, at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 13232 Blondo Street in Omaha. Registered citizens, their families, and friends are welcome to come and meet with and learn from others dealing with life on the registry. Join theContinue reading “Be FEARLESS Monday”

Sex offender registries do more harm than good

In a column for the Canadian publication, the National Post, Marni Soupcoff writes that sex offender registries¬†in both Canada and the United States (but especially the public registries in the USA) really don’t make much sense. She uses a recent case from New Hampshire to illustrate her point. Just a couple of weeks ago, theContinue reading “Sex offender registries do more harm than good”