I think you nailed it. My thought is a documentary that could detail the history of such laws applied through the ages to various groups, the ineffectiveness of the registry, its affect upon registrants and their families, and how the research and statistics show low recidivism.
We all know, for many im the public the origin of the registry is an emotional fear based knee jere reaction. And, its punitive.
The only way we would ever have a chance, I feel, is to educate the public. A well put together documentary I think could cause many in the public to finally think….