I called John Becker, and John Becker himself knows this bill won't pass committee. Why bother? He replied that the legislature needs to do this so people know they are taking a stand. In other words, it is all about appearances.
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October 15, 2013 at 6:29 p.m.
We've been saying "If it saves just one child, then its worth it" for years. However, ten million dollars and 4 years later, the law fails to save one child. That's because the public registry is like adding fuel to the fire. Tough on crime does not equal smart on crime. Solutions @ oncefallendotcom
November 14, 2011 at 12:07 p.m.
Legislature is trying to circumvent the Courts and the Constitution again. Residency laws don't work. In fact, they make things WORSE! Here's a very good fact guide on residency laws:
If this was REALLY about protecting kids, we'd examine what works and what doesn't. This doesn't work. Its about retribution more than anything.
February 19, 2009 at 3:35 p.m.