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School's In Session: Talk To Your Children About Sexting and Other Risks

Nancy Sharp | Posted 08.19.2016 | Parents
Nancy Sharp

School is about to start, and with it, the frenzy of texting and social media on every imaginable device. Here's what I believe: we might not be able to control everything our children do, but we can and must arm them with the knowledge to bring their most conscious selves forward.

Fear the Bogeyman: Sex Offender Panic on Halloween

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Andrew Extein, MSW

The reality is that there has never been a recorded case of abuse or abduction by a registered sex offender on Halloween. Most offenders already comply with strict parole and registration requirements, and many are constantly tracked with GPS monitors.

Michael McLaughlin

Are These Websites Blackmailing Sex Offenders?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.29.2013 | Crime

A recent federal lawsuit claims a group of websites is trying to extort money from some of society's least sympathetic people: sex offenders. Priva...

Rape Is Rape

Christine Pelosi | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

No rape victims should be made to feel that they were any less brutalized by the benign-sounding "non-forcible" adjective attached to the crime.

Sex Offender Listed Children's Park As His Address

Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

Local police in Pennsylvania are trying to figure out how the state let a violent sexual predator register his address as a community park popular wit...

What Happens To Sex Offenders Who Trick-Or-Treat?

Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Concerned Riverside County residents can rest a little easier this Halloween knowing that sex offenders have officially been prohibited from distribut...

High School Sweethearts -- Or Sex Offenders?

Abigail Pesta | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Abigail Pesta

Frank Rodriguez is family man, a husband and father of four daughters. He is also a convicted sex offender.

Sexual Predators and Their Threat to Society: Our Laws are Not Enough

Alex D'Andrea | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Alex D'Andrea

Chelsea King is emblematic of your sister, daughter, mother, or friend. Her situation happens by the numbers every day in America. Our laws are not enough.

A Prosecutor's View: Sex Offender Registries in Light of Garrido

Robin Sax | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robin Sax

If just one child is saved from a sexual assault, a kidnap or a murder because of registration, then we have protected that child.