NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Chip Reid) The ineffectiveness of the nation’s Megan’s Laws, which require sex offenders to register with local authorities, examined; details given about California’s inability to account for over 33,000 sex offenders. [Kristen Jackson’s parents Sharon and Mark JACKSON- talk about the murder of her daughter by their neighbor, a registered sex offender in Ohio.] [California MOTHER – comments.] [Parents for Megan’s Law Laura AHEARN- says it’s not in the interest of convicted sex offenders to register when they are looking for more victims.] [California Attorney General Bill LOCKYER- says local governments are overburdened.]
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