From Fox News:

“The requirements necessary to successfully comply with registration are all but impossible, and certainly not helpful to those trying to maintain employment and find stable housing,” said Jessica Kelley, a government-affairs specialist at the Washington free market-centered think tank R Street Institute. “The registry should almost certainly be a policing tool, but the public component is not necessary. Its continuing punishment can only be vindictive, and many of these first-time offenders are on the registry for non-violent crimes like public urination.”

Kelley underscored that there was a crucial distinction to be made – sex offenders who acted out more than once were most likely to return to criminal activity.

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