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2013-07-09 16:53:43

Texas has the second largest sex offender registry in the country, but relatively few people are accessing it or using it to develop protective actions against future sex crimes.

2013-05-02 23:19:01

A former Facebook executive has joined the effort to pass Chelsea’s Law in all 50 states to combat violent sex crimes against children. (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

Sex Offenders Online Gaming Account Purged By NY Attorney General
2012-12-20 05:05:50

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that accounts of more than 2,100 more registered sex offenders have been removed from online gaming communities as part of a first-of-its-kind initiative to protect children from predators within online gaming networks.

2009-08-07 15:02:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Your typical sex offender molests on average, 117 children. As a result of Megan's Law, all 50 U.S. states require those convicted of sexual offenses to sign a register so that their whereabouts can be tracked and monitored.

2009-02-03 14:02:00

Internet Safety Technical Task Force Member Sponsors Online Portal (childonlineprotectionservice.com) to Provide Parents a Voice in the Internet Safety Debate WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John A.

2005-09-22 09:30:00

As many as 4,500 sex offenders are among tens of thousands of people evacuated by Hurricane Katrina, prison officials say, worsening what critics call an already patchy national database on sexual crimes.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.