A person intent on committing any type of crime will do so regardless of the consequences. Eddie and I married and had a baby together and were quite content with the five of us him, me, his son, my daughter, and our baby until last January, but that will come on another post. When we demonize the offenders, we're pretty much feeding the crime. Like I said, I prayed that I could have someone like this and like that and just then Eddie appeared in my life. The most that can be said about GPS monitoring in this context, then, is it's viewed as a panacea by its advocates and will prevent future crime. We are a supportive community for women whose husbands or boyfriends have turned out to be sex offenders. She said they became friends before becoming romantically involved. Seven years ago, Eddie was 22 and the party was rocking, complete with a keg of beer. A verbally abusive husband and a small daughter with him had me afraid to leave. Beyond a doubt, if the Maryland General Assembly should decide to impose the device on all felony sex offenders -- whose crimes were committed before the proposition passed -- it would run into serious constitutional problems. He made me feel so terrible about myself that I twice attempted suicide. And there are those who lean heavily on Jesus. As a threshold point, the ex post facto clause in both the U. This, of course, then results in a false alarm -- which can number in the thousands in some jurisdictions, straining manpower and casting doubt on the viability of GPS as a tracking tool for high-profile felons. The reality is the vast majority of registrants are not predatory, and don't pose danger to strangers, which is the only common sense reason GPS would be useful. Conversely, in Washington state, the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs opposed legislation in to expand the use of GPS based on their experiences with faulty readings when offenders moved inside steel buildings, tunnels or outside when it was snowing.