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A neighbor who found out he was on the registry videotaped him when he went outside, Blackman said.His picture and address were posted on a vigilante Web site, and a gas station attendant refused to sell him cigarettes, one time taking his license and throwing it across the store.On a sunny afternoon in December, he met a CNN reporter in the parking lot of the Stilwell Public Library, arm-in-arm with his mother, who is blind.As he told his story, Blackman cast furtive glances at each passing car and sized up every person entering the library as if to ensure no one was after him.But the action did not carry over to Oklahoma, where Blackman continued to be listed on that state's sex offender registry.The stigma followed him to his new home and the harassment continued, the family said.To comply with state residency restrictions that prevent registered sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or day care center, the family moved onto a small plot of land in the rural southeastern Oklahoma community of Stilwell, population 3,500. But knowing that my boys will have a few extra seconds to get out of the house and slip into darkness if someone ever comes provides some measure of comfort," Duval said.The back door of the single-wide trailer faces the forest, a fact that Blackman's mother finds comforting should her sons ever need to escape a vigilante attack. Having a son on the registry also made a lasting impression on his mother. "My ignorance is why Ricky's on this registry, or was on this registry. I didn't know how to protect my son when he talked to those cops.
Only one state, Ohio, has complied with the federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, which lists sex offenders as young as 14 on a uniform registry.
It was his first time at the library since 2006, when he moved back to his hometown.
Though free of the scarlet letter that changed his life, he still feels the stigma of one of the country's most reviled labels.
She now devotes most of her time to reforming sex offender legislation --specifically, the registry -- as chief operating officer of Sex Offender Solutions And Education Network. I just sat there thinking the truth will set him free.
And that's what got Ricky convicted, the truth." Blackman's story comes at a time of increased push-back against sex offender policies that some see as overly broad.Blackman pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse for having sex with the 13-year-old. Taking into account the circumstances of the case, an Iowa judge accepted Blackman's plea and ordered that his record be expunged if he successfully completed probation and sex offender treatment.