Posts Tagged ‘Sex Offender’

The End of Logic in the Law

On December 20, 2012, the amendments to the Sex Offender Notification and Registration Act (otherwise known as SORNA/the Adam Walsh Act/the most illogically crafted legislation in modern Pennsylvania history) will go into affect.  When the initial Adam Wash Act was signed into law, the purpose was to protect children from sexual predators and to prevent known offenders from re-offending.  While few people would advocate against legislation meant to protect children, someone should have been shouting from the rooftops at our state legislators for failing to use their common sense when drafting these amendments. (more…)