Do the Residential Limits on Sex Offenders really protect
Numerous Studies have been made into the Residential
Limits on Sex Offenders. Numerous people have stood up in
legislatures in states around the country claiming these rules
that exile sex offenders "have saved 15,000 children from
childhood sexual abuse." Such claims cannot be verified
Iowa is the legislature where a woman stood up and declared
that their 2000 foot law that prevents Sex Offenders with
minor victims from living within 2000 feet of any school or
day care center had saved 15,000 children from childhood
sexual abuse. Fact is the prisons in Iowa at the time she said
this had only 1500 offenders incarcerated Most of these
were first offenders with only one or two victims. I only knew
one who had 10 and I was in 4 prisons over the nine years I
Unless there was a one year reduction of sex offenses from
2000 to 2001 of 15,000 then the claim is false on its
There was a sex offender living in the mobile home court
where I lived while engaged in the incestuous relationship
that sent me to prison. This man was a flasher. But no one in
our mobile court knew about it. Because he did all of his
flashing away from his home.
In my own case I did all my acts in the home. No other
child was ever exposed to any sex acts on my part. So I am not
a danger to anyone but that original victim. My worst
nightmare is for her to show up here and try to seduce me.
That would be the challenge to staying straight.
So to the left are links to studies and articles on this
The video below is is from the Reform Sex Offender Laws Convention of 2013 and explains why current laws are not constitutional.