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Sex offenders may hide in plain sight

Thirty-five attorneys general throughout the nation, including Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, have banded together in opposition to a proposal by the American Law Institute that would put an end to sex offender registries, notifying communities of a sex offender’s presence, and restricting their places of residence.

You read that right: the American Law Institute wants to do away with sex offender registries.

Although a proposal of this nature has yet to pass through the Legislature here, several attempts have already been made to integrate these policies in our communities.

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