The claims that sex offenders’ re-offense rates are frightening and high have been solidly disproven. In fact, statistics now show that re-offense rates for this group of offenders, less than 5 percent, is among the lowest of all categories.
But who needs facts? If your child (and don’t think it can’t happen) is arrested for sexting, he or she will be on the registry. In Oklahoma, this means for life. He or she would be denied jobs, housing and so much more. (Source)