• Petitioning Florida Gov. Scott, Dept of Justice, US Congress, Pres. of the US

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Florida Gov. Scott, Dept of Justice, US Congress, Pres. of the US

Florida Governor Scott, Dept of Justice, US Congress, President of the United States: Pardon all people arrested and convicted because of Internet Sex Stings

    1. Petition by

      John James

The internet sex stings concerning the solicitation of a minor are unconstitutional and do nothing more than test the will of average law-abiding males with consensual sex. These stings do not protect anyone because teens do not typically search for adults to have sex with on adult sites. These stings are nothing more than entrapment and the courts do not see the damage nor the rights of all involved. These stings are done on adult websites where age verification is required. Law enforcement posing as minors who are posing as adults on adult websites trap innocent victims usings bait and switch techniques. The men that are arrested are not looking for minors while they are on adult sites. They get tricked after the conversations start and the implied interest (and expressed interest most of the time) in sex is being used against them as well as freedom of speech to talk them into "committing crimes". Many stop conversations and get arrested anyway, others don't believe and have no proof that a minor is involved. Fantasy role-play is all over the internet and you cannot always believe what and who you are talking to so many are curious to see who they really talking to that is so interested in sex. These stings are nothing more than a money scheme to get taxpayers money and waste it instead of using it for better investments. Visit floridascandal.blogspot.com for proof and examples of the injustice that has been put on us. There you will see "real ads" used in real stings clearly advertising sex with a woman proving that these stings do not target child preditors. Police seem to think when a random person on the internet who is supposed to be an adult looking for sex arbitrarily mentions they are "underage", then the men are supposed to "run away" but are not inclined to and should not have to because of the first amendment and lack of criminal activity.

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    • jennifer gross CASTLE ROCK, CO
      • 28 days ago

      Because if I was a pedophile I wouldn't waste my time picking up on a female profile that says she is 20

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    • Margo G ROANOKE, VA
      • about 1 month ago

      Law enforcement should protect and serve. These practices do neither. Instead, it is creating unintended victims, the families and children of those convicted of these "crimes".

      What do you tell your 4 year old child when he asked his father to take him to the park to learn to ride his bike and legally he is unable to do so? What about the missed soccer games or swim meets? What about those states who prohibit entry to certain houses of worship because they have childcare facilities? Is there no chance for redemption?

      This is an unconstitutional practice that is creating undue suffering to hundreds of thousands of citizens especially those who've never committed any crime.

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    • sherrie foy MONETA, VA
      • about 1 month ago

      Making criminals! The more crimianls the more money for the state! It's a quota game! S

      SHAME ON YOU FLORIDA.

      GO ON VACATION, COME HOME ON PROBATION!

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    • Kristen Strahan HUFFMAN, TX
      • about 1 month ago

      This law is not protecting children. It's sad to see so many struggle to find work, a place to live, etc. when the so called offender would never harm a child.

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    • Sidney Chapman ORANGE PARK, FL
      • 2 months ago

      Because stings shouldn't be run on adult social media sites and treating people arrested individually but as a group and my son was one of them

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