Sex panic: The war on sex offenders, public enemy number one

A longer version of Dr. Fortino’s piece is expected in the January issue of Criminal / Prison Legal News. By Michael Fortino, Ph.D. . . . Fueled by a “moral panic” that evolved through the mid-2000s, the war on “sex offenders” paralleled the war on drugs and was slated to eventually replace it as our nation’s drug war began to…

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