International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking (HR 4573): Misguided and ineffective policy

On May 20, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed the International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking, HR 4573 (IML) by voice vote. It is now awaiting action by the Senate. IML is a misguided attempt to address the very real problem of sex trafficking. It should not pass the Senate.

IML intrudes on the fundamental right of certain American citizens who are required to register as former sex offenders (hereafter called “Registered Citizens”) to travel freely without interference from their government….  READ MORE

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      Calvin J Stone

      So I take it, where I have a passport I paid for in 2011 and been to Colombia 3 time. and I am a sex offender will not be able to go to other places? Or if I do I will be arrested when I come back? They should just put me on a island. That’s what it will come too.

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      With the republicans in control in January, I expect the International Megan’s law to become law. My question is do you have an estimation about when they will vote on this law and how long does it take for a law like this to take effect?

      The reason I ask is I want to visit my daughter in Italy. Should I travel now or can I wait until Spring?


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