‘SILLY’ POLICY SHELTERS OFFENDERS (Level 2 sex criminals exempt from state’s online registry)


The state’s Level 2 sex offender, from rapists to child porn purveyors, are not listed onany online registry because some lawmakers are throwing up a roadblock in the name of protectingprivacy right of convicts, advocates charge.  The move is also costing Massachusetts hundredsof thousands in lost crime-fighting bucks and not even Gov. Deval Patrick has been able to convincethe holdout legislators to act.  We have lawmakers saying out loud that these dangerouscriminals, who are more likely than not targeting defenseless children, are entitled to privacy sowe can’t know who