Colorado State Board Slammed for Dropping ‘Negative’ Sex Offender Label: ‘This Is the Left’s America’

Colorado State Board Slammed for Dropping ‘Negative’ Sex Offender Label: ‘This Is the Left’s America’


The state of Colorado is set to drop references to “sex offenders” from its vocabulary in its standards and guidelines for clinical treatments and guiding principles, due to the label’s “negative” undertones, after board officials voted to no longer recognize the term in treatment provider contexts.

Colorado’s Sex Offender Management Board, which sets state standards, voted to replace the term “sex offenders” on Friday.

The board, which is comprised of public defenders and prosecutors, handles the guidelines for treatment providers and the rehabilitation and monitoring of those labeled “sex offenders” and concluded it is improper to refer to such offenders in that context.

In an effort to “facilitate change,” the board argued that studies suggest the label “sex offender” creates “negative effects” during

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