Jeffrey Roy was charged with a sex crime as a teenager 10 years ago. For the past few years, Jeffrey and his father have run in the Tarzan Brown Race sponsored by the YMCA in Mystic, Connecticut. However, when registering for the race this year, he was rejected for being a sex offender. This is not an official YMCA policy and several in the community appealed to the YMCA. An incident like this is a reminder of how the public registry is a constant roadblock that functions to prevent former offenders from leading productive lives.

Read more by Sand Rozek of Washington Examiner:

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/sex-offender-registries-discourage-rehabilitation/article/2608032#.WDg_KbGLSnE.twitter

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