Excerpts from the senate judiciary committee hearing Sept 28 2018
While some of what Ted Cruz says at the beginning is true, towards the end (8:50 ->) he starts telling really big lies.
The truth is, modern research shows that less than 5% and even less than 1% of those on the public registry will ever re-offend. (1)
The research also shows that your child is 20 times more likely to be violated by someone they know and that has never been arrested before and so is not on any registry, than to ever be touched by someone on the public registry.(2)
It is believed that your child is more likely to end up on the public registry than to ever be touched by someone on the public registry.