Sex Offender Registry

Human Rights Watch Issues Report Highlighting Dangers of Putting Minors on Sex Offender Registries

Sometimes children are put on registries for mild offenses


Put on a sex registry for the offense of public nudity as a minor. Harassed by neighbors out of a home and banned from a homeless shelter because of an offense committed at age 15.

The New York-based research group Human Rights Watch issued an extensive report today on the life-shattering consequences of putting minors on sex registries for offenses – sometimes shockingly mild offenses – for the rest of their lives.

H/T CharlesWT