Friday, July 18, 2014

Lenore Skenazy: I Saw a Man Get Arrested For a Sex Crime Because He Made a Scheduling Error

The below situation from Texas is just heartbreaking. He did everything he was aware of to remain compliant and yet he’s facing new felony charges.  

For some of you whose original conviction was a misdemeanor, the punishment for administrative issues is harsher than the crime that forces you to register. The punishment does NOT fit the crime.

All for a registry that to remain Constitutional is supposed to be administrative, not punitive. Yeah right! 

The below story shows exactly why I have continued to raise the point that the Commonwealth makes no effort to advise those who must abide by these rules of the requirements even when they change every year during the General Assembly.