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FL: Do Harsh Laws on Sex Offender Homes Do Any Good?

Some 70 paroled child sex offenders, now living in a flimsy village of tents, cardboard boxes and rusty campers in an industrial zone just east of Miami International Airport, were told this month they had to find a new home yet again. Because most South Florida counties and cities have laws designed to keep them far from children, the options for moving are few and far between. especially when most of them don’t have the money or means to move into permanent housing, reports the Miami Herald. In the past few years, similar encampments of convicted sex offenders under harsh residency restrictions have been forced from several other sites. “It’s like a game of Whack-A-Mole,” said Pastor Frank Diaz, who visits camps each week to feed, listen to and pray with a group most people disdain as social pariahs. read more

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