Residents concerned about hurricane shelter for sex offenders

Apparently residency restrictions apply in Louisiana, even following a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey.

The word is spreading and folks are hearing about plans to provide an evacuation shelter for sex offenders in the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish. A new state law requires that registered sex offenders are housed apart from everyone else in evacuations.

Of course…because everyone knows the biggest threat to children in a hurricane are the sex offenders who might blow onto town.

“Yes, I oppose,” says Faye Ensenet, a Baker resident. “We don’t need any more people that we have to be concerned about like that. I mean, the safety of children, the safety of people in the community. We’ve got enough people here that’s displaced.” 

 Full story here.

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