My Son is No Sex Offender
But like hundreds of thousands, he is unjustly trapped on the registry.
Heartbreaking article, and in line with an article I’m writing it’s worth pointing out that the term sex offender is entirely devoid of meaning and invites bad policy.
piece from the mother of a son on the sex offender registry: "The registry makes your family less safe. It turns harmless people who could be productive citizens into outcasts."
This is a painful read, made more painful because the remedy to the broken policy is so obvious
An absolutely heartbreaking piece about a how something that is meant to protect people can have the opposite effect
Heart-breaking article. “My Son is No Sex Offender”- Persuasion
“Our entire family exists in the netherworld of the registry.” Carol Nesteikis discusses the problems with the sex offender registry and the urgent need for reform.
"The sex offender registry makes your family less safe. It turns harmless people who could be productive citizens into outcasts." This may be the most important article we've published
so far. Please read it. Please share it.
I reported on the Panopticon-like nature of this issue in Miami some years back (
) good to see
and Carol Nesteikis tackle it again
Eye-opening and heart-wrenching. My Son is No Sex Offender
Carol Nesteikis' son has severe mental disabilities. He is not a danger to anyone, and should not be on the sex offenders registry.
is the only hope he and his family have of returning to a decent life. Please pardon him.
Excellent article sharing the nightmare story of one of our LRIDD members. Please read and consider sharing. The registry is NOT what most people think it is.
Heartbreaking story of a mother of an intellectually disabled young man who is on the sex offender registry. Had no idea the registry had such deep flaws. Please read and share.
The sex-offender registry traps thousands of nondangerous people--and their families. Please read this mother's story.
“Many juveniles are forced to take pleas that land them on the Sex Offender Registry, and so are banished and harassed, possibly for life.”
My Son is No Sex Offender
devasting. Inhumane policies must change
"[The Sex Offender Registry] turns harmless people who could be productive citizens into outcasts. It wastes valuable law-enforcement resources monitoring and punishing people—and their families—who are at almost no risk of reoffending.”
This is one of the most horrifying stores I have ever read
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