People listed on the register are prohibited from working with children or mentally disabled people, from managing institutions that care for children or mentally disabled people, and from being foster parents or adoptive parents. Some sex offenders may come to view their central identity as being that of a sex offender due to the registry, and the more a sex offender views themselves as being a criminal the more likely they are to reoffend. It records the details of anyone convicted of a sexual offence against a child or a mentally disabled person. Public Indecency , in violation of C. Civil right groups,   law reform activists,    academics,   some child safety advocates,       politicians  and law enforcement officials  think that current laws often target the wrong people, swaying attention away from high-risk sex offenders, while severely impacting lives of all registrants,     and their families,   attempting to re-integrate to society. In practice, most states with Civil Commitment centers rarely release anyone. Steve Beshear signed into law the restrictions on the use of social media. The Human Rights Watch organization criticized these laws in a page report published in ,  and in another report in A study by professors from Columbia University and the University of Michigan found that having police-only sex offender registries e. What do I tell my children about known offenders in our area? In , Doe sued Fayette County prosecutors and the state's Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to challenge the internet access restrictions, arguing that they violated his First Amendment right to free speech and his Fourteenth Amendment right to due process under the law. He argued the state's internet access restrictions for sex offenders violated his First Amendment right to free speech and his Fourteenth Amendment right to due process under the law. He said as a parent himself he understands folks' concern, but he says kids are no less safe now than they were when the ban still stood. In general terms, tell your children that this person has hurt someone before. According to a Department of Justice study, 5. Some states exclude low tier offenders from public registries while in others, all offenders are publicly listed.