Sex offenders are the closest thing we have to real-life monsters on Halloween—and surely, few things can horrify a parent like the thought of his or her child being snatched up by a pervert while trick-or-treating. But there is no evidence that children are more likely to be abducted, assaulted, or abused on Halloween than on any other day. To be sure, crime data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System shows that there is no recorded spike in sex crimes before or after the holiday.

Go to this Vice Magazine article by clicking the link below.

Are Sex Offenders Unfairly Persecuted on Halloween?

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