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Residency restrictions (where someone sleeps at night) have no affect on when, where or if an ex-offender will re-offend, it only pushes them a way from family, support, and into homelessness, in some cases. There is no proof what-so-ever that residency laws protect anybody.
There is no studies out there that show residency restrictions prevent crime or protect anybody, they do, force people into homelessness, creating a new sub-class of citizens, and creates penal colonies.
When someone commits a crime, he or she should be sentenced, just like any other criminal. However, when a person is being punished, the lawmakers add more and more unconstitutional ex post facto laws on him or her, then it goes beyond that, into cruel and unusual punishment
Ex Post Facto...here is the link for the definition....
If the laws are made too harsh, it's only a matter of time before people stop reporting, vanishing, or becoming homeless due to the draconian laws. Residency restriction will do nothing to prevent crime or protect anybody, it only turns people into homeless lepers, which potentially puts them in a situation where they will do anything to survive. So these laws put people in potentially more danger, not less.
The recidivism rate for sex offenders in general is lower than any other criminal, except murderers, around 3.5% to 10%, depending on the study. Here is the link to show the statistics....
In summary, Once an offender has served their time, No one shouldn't have to deal with them, otherwise, it's additional punishment, which is unconstitutional.
And because of the residency restrictions, here is a video to show an example of how this is not helping anyone....