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Stricter laws against child molestors.

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The mission is to create stricter laws against child predators whose only intention is to hurt children. This is for first time and repeat offenders. Every year children are victims of kidnappings, violent attacks, sexual abuse, or online predators. Predator statistics show that at least 200 million girls and 100 million boys will be sexually victimized before they reach adulthood. Only 1 in 3 people will report sexual crimes to a trusted adult. Research indicates that 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before adulthood; sadly, 30-40% of these victims are abused by a family member and 50% are abused by someone outside the family whom they know and trust. Yes, there is a sex offender registry with over 747,408 registered sex offenders in the United States, but over 100,000 are lost in the system. These are just a few examples of predator statistics. The law is enacted and enforced on a state-by-state basis. In one year alone, approximately 4,300 child molesters in 15 states were released from confinement. Of the 4,300 child molesters released, approximately 3.3% were rearrested within three years for another sex offense against a child. Do you think it?s time for child molesters/predators/pedophiles to get more time for the crimes they impose on innocent children? More time in prison may save a child from falling victim to a horrific crime. Let?s make a difference! It only takes a few seconds to sign the petition in honor of our children.

References:
http://www.missingkids.com/home (2012)
http://www.icmec.org/missingkids
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_offender; http://www.yellodyno.com/pdf/LifeTips_Child_Molester_Stats.pdf.

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Apr 4th, 2017
Jody D. from Safford, AZ writes:
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I was sexually molested by a neighbor when I was about 5 or 6 years old. I just turned 55 and I am still affected mentally and emotionally from my ordeal. It does not go away. People who molest children should never be allowed out of prison. They will continue ruining people's lives with their sick, perverted behavior until they die. Please take these crimes as seriously as you would a convicted murderer. Make child molestation a life sentence without parole. Our children deserve it.
Apr 3rd, 2017
Cari D. from Safford, AZ writes:
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I am fed up with constantly writing to my local congress, state, and white house on the subject of releasing KNOWN & CONVICTED child predators in our communities and letting them live within blocks of schools where children walk to & from, play, and get dropped off. Every single month there is a new predator. A new sick POS! THERE IS SCIENTIFIC PROOF THAT THESE MONSTERS DON'T CHANGE!!! THEY WILL CONTINUE TO TRY TO RAPE AND VICTIMIZE CHILDREN TILL THE DAY THEY DIE I do not believe for one second that anyone truly read my email a couple months ago. This is absolutely serious! A country that does not protect it's own children have NO FUTURE!!! Our current AZ law regarding the proximity of residence to a school is: Sex offenders convicted of dangerous crimes against children are prohibited from living within 1,000 feet of a private or public school (kindergarten through 12th grade) or a child-care facility. Violators are guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. This does not apply to sex offenders on probation, minors or offenders living at an address before the school or child-care facility was established. | ARS 13-3727 THIS HAS TO CHANGE!!!! THIS SHOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED. READ MY FREAKING LETTER AND ADDRESS ME SERIOUSLY!!! No more child predators on our streets!!
Mar 12th, 2017
Someone from Zionsville, IN signed.
Feb 14th, 2017
taylor l. from millen, GA signed.
Jan 14th, 2017
Jennifer W. from Hemet, CA writes:
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I pray CA is like Florida one day in the laws of sex offenders.
Dec 28th, 2016
Someone from Payson, UT signed.
Dec 6th, 2016
Someone from Lake Villa, IL signed.
Dec 2nd, 2016
Someone from Tonawanda, NY writes:
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It is our duty to protect every child...shame on anyone who wouldn't enact stricter laws against child predators/molesters. It's LONG OVERDUE and it's time our representatives do whats right!!!
Dec 2nd, 2016
Jonathan w. from Madras, OR writes:
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They should be castrated and a known mark put on there forehead. Human rights shouldn't apply to them. They prey on the innocent and weak. Maybe open up a huge coal mine and force them to slave labor. We shouldn't supply them with one thing either. **** spending even a penny. They can grow there own food or eat each other. Who cares. A fast death penalty is way to easy for them. They deserve to suffer. The innocent that they victimized have to deal with that for life.
Nov 19th, 2016
Someone from Rapid City, SD signed.