The state legislator in Tennessee has come up with absolutely horrible idea of making every state ID stamped with the words “SEX OFFENDER” in red in three different places. Seriously? While this may sound good on the surface we all know that the reasons that some people end up on these lists are bogus, the laws are too broadly written.
Think back to that young man who was pulled a high school prank of streaking at football game. While we don’t know what would have happened to him but before his suicide he was told he would end up on the state registry for sex offenders. Streaking is hardly a crime that constitutes being labeled a sex offender for the rest of your life.
I am all for protecting children from predators. But the truth is this, if these people are so dangerous that they can’t be trusted to be…
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