REGISTERED CHILD SEX OFFENDERS AND CUSTODY

1,344 Letters Sent So Far

There is no more heinous crime, short of murder, than child sex offenses. Actually, molestation/rape of a minor child is nothing short of "murder of the soul of a child", a crime against nature that robs young, innocent children of any "normalcy" that they may have had in their lives, robbery of their God-given right for a fair chance at a good life. It robs them of something deep inside of their character, of who they are, that cannot ever be replaced. South Carolina has, in an unprecedented case, granted sole custody of an innocent minor child to a REGISTERED CHILD SEX OFFENDER. The public here is outraged at this bizarre ruling, and we view it as nothing short of blatant child endangerment. The registered child sex offender in question also lives across the street from a middle school and a major park. Why does the SEX OFFENDERS REGISTRY exist if it is not to be enforced? The mother of this unprecedented case took this case all the way to Supreme Court only to be told that the Supreme Court refused to hear the case without reason why. Our concern is not only for the helpless child that was placed in the care of such a "thief of innocence", but that this unprecedented case opens the door to other cases of minor, innocent, helpless children being placed in harm's way! We respectfully ask for a law against REGISTERED CHILD SEX OFFENDERS being granted custody of minor children! The "best interest of the children", as the Family Court System claims, should override any "rights" that an individual who has shown him/herself such a threat to children may claim. We speak out for the children who have no voice! It is the duty of each parent and state to protect our children!
Sherry Ramsey Branch
1827 Matthews Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29732
sp061454@gmail.com

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My husband was accused of child molestation and they are lies, from his "lovely" ex. Something needs to be done because now my husband is labeled as a child molester for NO REASON at all and cannot be in his children's lives at all because little Ms. Christian Marquez (also known as Christian Lucas) could not have my husband and saw how happy we were! God WILL make this right though! I have faith and I know He will not let her wickedness and lies against my husband go unpunished!!! :)
I am the wife of a RSO. I am commenting on Someone from SC. Being labeled as a RSO deserves it to the extent that they have had high recidivism. My husband is more than apologetic for getting caught viewing porn. But prior to this incident he is and still is the most decent man I have ever known and will defend him with every fiber of my body, mind and spirit. It is truly ignorant of people to justify taking away parental rights if a RSO is whole heartedly doing everything they can to better themselves. To place all RSO under the same umbrella us unlawful not to mention the retaliation from the public, or ex's who have hate for their former spouse despite their current disposition. Every court should allow custody if biological and/or non-biological children but that should be based on the courts orders and not for the public based on their blind ignorance to dictate simply because they feel some kind of way. I agree that not every case is the same. Yes their are violent SO but on the other hand their are non-violent SO. I can not believe in my heart of hearts that once a child molester always a child molester. Yes my husband was caught viewing porn that he should not have done. However, I know he has no interest to look at it again. I am on your side to the person who posted from SC. Keep fighting the good fight to keep and be able to attain custody or shared custody of your child. I will pray for you.
I am the wife of a RSO. I am commenting on Someone from SC. Being labeled as a RSO deserves it to the extent that they have had high recidivism. My husband is more than apologetic for getting caught viewing porn. But prior to this incident he is and still is the most decent man I have ever known and will defend him with every fiber of my body, mind and spirit. It is truly ignorant of people to justify taking away parental rights if a RSO is whole heartedly doing everything they can to better themselves. To place all RSO under the same umbrella us unlawful not to mention the retaliation from the public, or ex's who have hate for their former spouse despite their current disposition. Every court should allow custody if biological and/or non-biological children but that should be based on the courts orders and not for the public based on their blind ignorance to dictate simply because they feel some kind of way. I agree that not every case is the same. Yes their are violent SO but on the other hand their are non-violent SO. I can not believe in my heart of hearts that once a child molester always a child molester. Yes my husband was caught viewing porn that he should not have done. However, I know he has no interest to look at it again. I am on your side to the person who posted from SC. Keep fighting the good fight to keep and be able to attain custody or shared custody of your child. I will pray for you.
There is no excuse for this negligence... This is wrong and our system has let this mother down and not allowed her to protect her child from this registered sex offender.