Prowling Sex Offenders, Poisoned Lollys, and Other Fake Halloween Terrors

Three ways parents are ruining the holiday.


While it may be a Halloween tradition to view your neighbors as psychopaths who patiently wait for the one day of the year to kill the local kids, in fact no child has ever been killed by a stranger's poisoned candy, and no, sex offenders don't spend the day lurking in the bushes preparing to pounce on costumed kids. 

But facts don't stop fear. Click above to see three ways in which our misguided terror on Halloween is killing all the fun.