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Should Sex Offenders, Tagging And ID Cards

by | 1st, March 2008

IN the Derry Journal : “Sex offenders ‘should be tagged and forced to show their faces'”

CONVICTED sex offenders should be electronically tagged and have no rights to anonymity, says Strabane SDLP Councillor Eugene McMenamin.

Speaking after a Strabane DPP meeting on Wednesday evening, Colr McMenamin said: “It’s a fact that in America people can go on a website and find out if any registered sex offenders live in their area. It’s called Megan’s Law but, unfortunately, the law was unsuccessful when they tried to get it passed in the UK.”

Under Megan’s Law, commonly included information includes the sex offender’s name, picture, address and the nature of the crime. The information is often displayed on websites and can be published in newspapers.

Mr. McMenamin believes that giving sex

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