Sunday, January 25, 2015

Will court-ordered rollbacks of Megan's Laws make communities less safe from sex offenders?

READER POLL

Will court-ordered rollbacks of Megan’s Laws make communities less safe from sex offenders?

No, laws focus on “stranger danger” but victims and predictors often know each other
 
  116 (36.8%)
Yes, parents will have less information on offenders in area
 
  91 (28.9%)
No, residency laws only forced predators underground
 
  73 (23.2%)
Yes, laws put offenders on notice
 
  35 (11.1%)
Total votes = 315
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Poll: Impact of Megan's Law repeal


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