Politician Who Only Gets it Part Right is Still Just a Stupid, Stupid Politician

Here’s a politician who sadly only gets it part right. Paul Heroux, in a HuffPost piece, starts out with a perfectly rational explanation of why sex-offender registries do not work, cause more harm than anything else, and make no sense. Then — just like a politician — he says we should keep them around becauseContinue reading “Politician Who Only Gets it Part Right is Still Just a Stupid, Stupid Politician”

Some Indiana Politician Is Probably Writing a Law to Ban Sex Offenders From Cemeteries

Bizarre law-enforcement campaigns that leverage sex-offender hysteria are embarrassing and they demonstrate the unreliability of registries. When you decide to put everyone and their cousin on the registry and shame them, you might just shame yourself, like they did in Marion County, Indiana. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshals and Crime Stoppers cooked upContinue reading “Some Indiana Politician Is Probably Writing a Law to Ban Sex Offenders From Cemeteries”