Minnesota's sex-offender program needs reform

  • Article by: Editorial Board , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 4, 2013 - 7:35 PM

It was the public’s understandable fear of sex offenders that led 1990s Minnesota lawmakers to create the controversial state program that locks up these criminals for years, even decades, after they’ve served their sentences.

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