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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Kinsey’s Insight

November 2007


All 50 states now have sex-offender registries (SORs), agencies with multi-million dollar budgets mandated to track every move of “sexually dangerous persons” and “sexual predators.” Though created only in the last few years, SORs have been retroactively registering those convicted of sex crimes decades earlier, people who had served their time and thought they were now free. And the U.S. Supreme has okayed SOR legislation permitting lifetime incarceration of people who aren’t serving time for any conviction, but who are deemed to have a “personality abnormality” that makes them likely to become a “sex offender.”

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