Teen Charged With Crime for Having a Picture of Himself on His Phone

A teen-ager is charged with a crime because he has a picture of himself on his phone. “It’s dysfunctional to be charged with possession of your own image,” said Justin Patchin, a professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin. We agree. Read the story.

Want to Protect Children? Then Abolish Residency Restrictions

The recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling striking down residency restrictions should be required reading for anyone who claims to want to protect children. The high court accepted evidence that shows that residency restrictions DO NOT protect children and that children in fact ARE NOT AT RISK from Registered Citizens. Click here for a goodContinue reading “Want to Protect Children? Then Abolish Residency Restrictions”

Share This With People Who Are Frightened by Former Sex Offenders

The 5.3 percent number comes from a U.S. Department of Justice study. Individual state studies have found lower reoffense rates. In Nebraska, for instance, the University of Nebraska-Omaha found a year-to-year reoffense rate of less than 1 percent.