But in 2006, Georgia -- like many other U.S. states -- passed laws limiting where sex offenders could live and work. Noles lost his job and his family could not find a place to live.
Now, the Wall Street Journal’s Stephanie Chen tells his troubling story of unintended consequences to Southerners and Yankees alike:
After Prison, Few Places for Sex Offenders to Live: Georgia's Rules That Keep Some Convicted Felons Far From Children Create Challenges for Compliance, Enforcement
The article is available online for free for only a few more days. I've also blogged a lot about the Georgia's sex offender laws over the past couple of years. Click HERE to read more.
Hat tip: Jane