Proposed legislation in New York would protect underage Internet users by creating an email registry of convicted sex offenders. What do you think?
"Don't they already have ways to distinguish sex offenders online? Isn't that what the winking emoticon is for?"
"Underage kids shouldn't be on the Internet. They should be outside, enjoying fresh air, and getting into stranger's vans."
"But can't sex offenders just get new e-mail addresses? Nah, I'm probably just overthinking this."
The state of Florida is dissuading sex offenders from continuing to live under a bridge, despite their claims that existing ordinances prevent them from living elsewhere. What do you think?
"I hope all this talk of sex offenders doesn't tarnish the squeaky-clean image of the common bridge-dweller."
Nail Salon Worker
"I know that sometimes it's difficult to have sympathy for sex offenders, but just pretend for a minute that one of them was your father."
"This is an outrage. My children drive over that bridge!"