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The Scarlet Passport: Sex Offenders Receive Mark on Passports

For eight years, Congressman Chris Smith has been pursuing a law to place a special symbol on the passport of anyone who has been convicted of a sex offense against a minor. Smith is a Republican from New Jersey, the home state of Megan Kanka, for whom “Megan’s Law” is named. Under Megan’s Law, those who are required to register as a sex offender have their personal information made available…

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