Ohio Public Radio
11:45 am
Thu November 8, 2007

Green licenses for freed sex offenders

Columbus, OH – Some people call it the modern-day equivalent of a "Scarlet letter." The plan is to require sex offenders who've been freed from prison to have special green license plates on their cars....as a warning to children to stay away. The proposal is getting hearings in the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee....and they've attracted strong supporters and strong critics alike. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.