7th Circuit: “Hartford City sex offender ordinance unconstitutionally vague”

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      First the 6th; then the 4th; now the 7th!… Source: http://bit.ly/2gYlcXy… A 2008 Hartford City ordinance that restricted registered sex offenders
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      Should’ve struck it down

      Why did she stop short of an outright striking down of the law? To avoid an appeal perhaps to a higher court? Did she watch the 6th’s efforts and maybe Pennsylvania’s efforts too? This is interesting, but she should have struck it down. Judges need to stop being afraid of doing that.

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      Phoebe Carpenter

      Personally, I think should be a national news story called, “Merry Christmas from NC” and bring some national attention to the “good people of NC”. To help make the story news worthy, organize a few human right advocates to picket the house when officials come to the home, or picket the office of the governor and give a lump of coal to the governor for every day he has to live in a tent, (and make sure that the lump of coal is broadcast in the news).

      Tonight I light a candle for the compassion of NC.

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      James Townsend

      Actually court systems are human and err but court systems don’t want to admit it. Just like other human’s want to be right and very vague when it comes to this type of conviction of a sex offense of an internet nature.
      I do not know about physical contact if the laws are different in those situations but would say that the nation as a whole don’t know the whole picture of what the sex offender or suppose sex offender ordeal is all about and that is one reason that justice and true justice has to be more important than this sex offender “one shot Charlie “deal

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