KMZU news anchor Matt Griffith in Missouri interviews NARSOL Board Member and Communications Director Sandy R. about the registry. Although we want to keep children safe, the restrictions on the registry for sexual offenses are counterproductive. The sex offense registry does not lower recidivism, prevent first-time offenders, or protect children.
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