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Isn’t it okay for people who actually touched a child to be on the registry?

Nobody – absolutely NOBODY – deserves the humiliation of public registration. It is simply a government-sponsored form of harassment and profiling, and there is no clear evidence that public registration has been effective in preventing sexual abuse of minors or adults. Those of us who are in this fight must ALL pull together to fight public registration. If someone needs to be supervised in the interest of public safety, that supervision should be a part of his/her actual sentence, and does not need to be publicized to be effective.