Some of my child advocate friends forwarded a link to a series done by a writer by the name of Lynda M. Martin. She is doing a profile on various sex offenders and I assume she is looking for what makes them tick. But in her efforts she is very empathetic to offenders and their plights as the issue relates to "what constitutes" a sex offender. Some of her writings seem on target in a generic sort of way, others came across as a push for more lenient legislation concerning these people. I think we all know any aspects of legislation usually need fine tuning as they are put into practice, but the overwhelming message Lynda M. Martin seemed to impart was "most of these guys are harmless" and the public shouldn't react as they do. In this day and age when you count the number of brutal sexual violations against our women and children it amazes me this "writer" would downplay the heinousness of these crimes and the people who perpetrate them. Lynda M. Martin used "not so quite correct stats" that were skewed with other not so dependable variables to paint a picture of this issue that to a parent could have dangerous implications if taken for full truths. In all my years of researching and reaching out to people who I beg to lean on the more cautious side of the coin, I left Lynda Martins blog thinking she should throw most of that caution to the wind. Her expose' tries to leave the general impression she is a brave soul who ventured into this arena. Confronting sex offenders with child victims , I liken to shooting fish in a barrel..they go after children due to the fact they are basically cowards and don't have the ability to deal with another adult in a healthy, legal, responsible manner. So she gains no kudos from me on that.
Ahh but I digress, after this article was forwarded I ventured on. registered, read it, read it again and called her down on what I thought was a dangerous stance ..Lynda M. Martin didn't like that, she obviously didn't like many other posters responses either and refused to post many who were back-mailed to me.
So whats the bottom line, She disliked my comments to the extent she allowed convicted sex offenders to post my name, picture and the address of this blog on her comment sections..now in the big picture I am way over having my privacy invaded by these poor excuses for DNA and the fact I blog about these offenders comes with the territory..I can bank on offenders impersonating me, insulting me, heck even threatening me, but this Lynda M. Martin is suppose to be a published writer, victim advocate and she has a long list of self proclaimed accolades she prefaces herself under..she is also in complete control of her hub and what is published on it...I can only assume at this point someone very close to her has found themselves with sex offender status or she is just a vindictive, nasty, self righteous, doesn't play well with others, media whore who will stoop to any level to gain affirmation from various sex offender groups and or their advocates...who by the way, seem to be her new best friends..