REGISTERED CHILD SEX OFFENDERS AND CUSTODY

948 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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I have a very good friend that had a child in high school at the age of 17, she got pregnant at 16. The father of her child is a registered sex offender. The child is now 4 years old and the father wants to go to a mediator to try and have something legally done to have custody. When the child was only 2 days old, the father became physically violent and controlling with my friend (the mother). She obviously isn't with him anymore, but her daughter sees him 3 days out of the week. The parents both arranged the visitation, but now my friend is scared that he wants legal custody. I feel that my friend shouldn't have to be scared to have her daughter with him. She should be able to have sole custody with supervised visitation for the father. She has been a wonderful mother and has provided solely for this child since birth.
As a child I was molested and raped. I wish someone was there for me. I dont things a child molesters should NOT have any custody of any child.
My nephew has been convicted as a child sex offender against two different little girls in two separate states. He and his wife are expecting their second child, a girl. My mother and I are very concerned for the children's safety.
I am living with my step dad a guy that has raped me since I was 12 to 15 I am 16 now and still terrified that he might continue it I've told my mother about it and my boyfriend and some other siblings in my family one of the siblings I have my sister had told me it happens to her right when my daddy had done the same to her my daddy is a registered sex offender and my mom is trying to say she's going to make me live with him it isn't right why can't anyone do anything about this I should be able to have a say so in any of it but of course no one wants to listen to the teen because they always think there wrong well I want to stand up for myself and help as many people that are in the same situation as me and my sister and get something done about it!!!
I am living with my step dad a guy that has raped me since I was 12 to 15 I am 16 now and still terrified that he might continue it I've told my mother about it and my boyfriend and some other siblings in my family one of the siblings I have my sister had told me it happens to her right when my daddy had done the same to her my daddy is a registered sex offender and my mom is trying to say she's going to make me live with him it isn't right why can't anyone do anything about this I should be able to have a say so in any of it but of course no one wants to listen to the teen because they always think there wrong well I want to stand up for myself and help as many people that are in the same situation as me and my sister and get something done about it!!!
We are going through this now. OUR GREAT nephew haves been placed with a registered sex offender who was found guilty of first degree sodomy on a five year old. My sister is trying to get custody but the child's attorney says sex offenders deserve a second chance! We are outraged!!
We are going through this now. OUR GREAT nephew haves been placed with a registered sex offender who was found guilty of first degree sodomy on a five year old. My sister is trying to get custody but the child's attorney says sex offenders deserve a second chance! We are outraged!!
trying to get custody of my 4yr. old great nephew from his dad who is a tier 2 offender! 12 yrs. in prison for1st. degree sodomy of afive year old!
A court in Texas just gave custody of my 4 year old daughter to her father because he has "connections" to the judge. I have NO criminal history, no drug abuse and nothing to ever even hint that I am an unfit parent! I will fight this to the death. My daughter is in danger...that is why sex offenders are labeled! Any direction for help is much appreciated. I plan to appeal my case but easier said than done so far...