RESTING IN PEACE
While many people and media types were watching the continuing drama which is the Terri Schiavo case, Jessica Lunsford was finally laid to rest Friday in a private ceremony in Homasassa. Jessica is the nine year old girl who was abducted from her home nearly a month ago, sexually assulted and murdered. Her body was found only about 150 yards from her home.
A public memorial was held at a church Saturday, which brought together over 1,000 friends, family members, and the community at large.
But Jessica's memory will remain, and her legacy may very well be in changes that hopefully will be made in laws regarding sex offenders. Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy plans a visit to Tallahassee today as the Legislature returns from it's long Easter break to discuss such possible changes. Petitions are filling for people to demand tougher laws and restrictions on sexual offenders. One of them is at this site, and you can sign it online.