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  • Sex predators getting federal grants

    12/17/2003 11:43:04 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 7 replies · 308+ views ^ | Thursday, December 18, 2003
    YOUR GOVERNMENT AT WORKSex predators getting federal grantsFlorida law loophole allows offenders to receive cash for education Posted: December 17, 200311:08 a.m. Eastern © 2003 Sexual predators confined to mental-health facilities in Florida are receiving federal grants to take college courses. The taxpayer-funded tuition grants are allowed because the offenders are considered "residents," not "inmates," Fox News reports. A 1994 federal law prohibits "inmates" from getting financial aid. In Florida, jurors are allowed to confine the worst sexual predators to mental-health facilities rather than prisons. As such, they are able to take advantage of their status as "residents" and qualify to...