Many states fall short of federal sex offender law - Article Photos 1/6

James Womack, director of Hand Up Ministries, walks through the gate which has a sign prohibiting women or children inside the community, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Hand Up Ministries is a non profit faith-based organization that offers help to men and women coming out of the prison system to re-enter society. The grounds currently house 150 sex offenders and 7 other felons. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)