The illusion of safety: Why registries are not the true solutions we seek

The driving force behind the proliferation of registries is often political gain, rather than a sincere commitment to holistic solutions. By instilling fear of the “other,” politicians can exploit public concerns to consolidate support. This perpetuates a cycle in which society remains divided, individuals are stigmatized based on mere inclusion in a registry, and problems continue to fester.

Sex offender registry makes reentry a balancing act of restrictions without resources

People who reenter society without friends or family on the outside are given an almost impossible task of finding a way to make it with restrictions and without resources. People with sex offenses are set up to fail.