Skip to comments.Plan gains to publicly identify accused - Register Unconvicted Sex Offenders?
Posted on 09/01/2006 11:13:40 AM PDT by Theophilus
No one in attendance voiced opposition to rules submitted by Attorney General Jim Petro's office to the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review, consisting of members of the Ohio House and Senate.
The committee's decision not to interfere with the rules puts Ohio in a position to become the first state to test a "civil registry."
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This will never pass constitutional muster, no sweat.
I'm all for protecting children from pedophiles, but I prefer to execute them instead. Then you don't have to worry about registering the scum at all...
But they have to be convicted first, this is America not Cuba.
In anything approaching a same world, that rule would be quickly dumped as blatantly Unconstitutional. However, I am afraid that this will be one more major erosion of rights "for the children."
Since anyone can initiate registration, it seems like you could spoof the system simply by registering every citizen in the state. Wonder if the geniuses that don't mind "sentence first, verdict afterwards" Alice-in-Wonderland style justice thought of that wrinkle.
"...but I prefer to execute them instead."
The pedophiles, not the children...:>D
There's a simple defense to personally motivated accusations: register everyone you know. Pretty soon everyone in the state is on the list and it becomes meaningless.
Sounds like a back door in stopping someone from getting a CCW ... figures RINO Petro's office would put out something like this.
Not only that but some state's sex offenders aren't really what I would call sex offenders. In some states an 18 year old male can be convicted of a sex offense for having sex with his 16 year old girlfriend. Not that I condone the behavior but I hardly find that to be a case of a rabid sex offender unless forceable sex was involved.
This is absolute insanity.
Yah, and I want an "Abuse Of Power" registry on the same terms, and I know a good list of initial nominees.
Ironic use of words.
The will really help in divorce cases.
You either agree to "settle" or we will file for a protectvie order based on "information and belief".
Of course with wayback.com the acusation scars for life so you are 100% screwed.
When I was in KC and I heard a radio show interviewing some guy. He was talking about how he was arrested and convicted if rape long ago. Turns out the victim was his 16 y/o girl friend. He was 18. The girls father reported him. Oh, I almost forgot...............they have been married for 50+ years now. Under this law he would have to register as a sex offender.
Can anyone say Scarlet Letter? Star of David?
Nice to see you managed to spot your own grammatical gaffe.
ever talk to a prosecutor?
They believe everyone is guilty. (guilty of something)
Prosecutors are generally: 1. looking to make a political name (citizens are expendable) 2. looking to make a legal name (citizens are still expendable) or 3. looking for a government job security (citizens are 100% expendable)
Constitutions and laws are what the judges say they are. They are not paid to care. (their words)
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