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State official defending child molesters' rights resigns



From the Sun-Sentinel:

The state administrator in charge of identifying sex predators who are too dangerous for society resigned Thursday, a day after the Sun Sentinel raised questions about his views and record.

Under Dan Montaldi's leadership, the number of potential predators identified by the state dropped by more than half, the Sun Sentinel found. In writings obtained by the newspaper, Montaldi advocated a narrow definition of a predator and defended the rights of sex offenders — a philosophy that one lawmaker said made his "skin crawl.''..

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