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October 30, 2019 at 6:24 pm #61169
By Hayley Fowler Three registered sex offenders in Georgia clutched a victory on the brink of Halloween when a federal judge ordered lawn signs deterr
[See the full post at: On No Trick or Treat Signs, Judge Rules – Registrants Have Rights]
October 30, 2019 at 6:54 pm #61171
Tim in WI
“Only the clearest proof of ….would suffice to overcome what Congress……A civil…”
Ignorant old pukes.
” It is not the commitment to DOC itself that makes the electronic[sis] regime punitive. ”
Incarceration in a ” hospital or treatment setting” isn’t punishment nor tantamount to imprisonment.
Lead by deceitful liars and so the people follow.
Hahahahahaha. Happy Halloween
October 31, 2019 at 6:04 am #61176
Someone needs to send a certified copy of this ruling to St. Tammany Parish because they’re planning on hanging signs in spite of this lawsuit. They need to be confronted with the ruling and told, “You do this and we’ll sue!”
October 31, 2019 at 6:05 am #61177
Congragulations to those planiff’s and the understanding of the Judge that presided over this sign issue. Nothing like stepping up to the plate and telling it like it is. All this signage issue sounds like a choice.
The sign would be dubious and offensive as the judge said. Even a sign like “Welcome to my Nightmare is a bit dubious for Halloween trick or treaters. Call all this signage or labling food for thought for legislators. Myself I still have to give “thumbs up” to NARSOL.
October 31, 2019 at 10:24 am #61190
Tim in WI
The outcome here is temporary and once the signs are removed by leo the lawsuit rendered moot, and IMHO will be tossed on those grounds. Until next year which will require a new suit. $390 + 6 copies to file. Judge will not issue full injunction on signage at all. Instead he will simply state the facts cannot be done by LEO until it is written law \ statute. (Constanteneau 400 430) No smoking signs are posted everywhere. Since only a few registrants complained the court automatically presumes the rest of impacted registrants ” will tolerate” the sign. Therefore zero basis exists for a broad constitutional review.
Fed judicial determination is one thing, the authority in\of that opinion another, see MI, PA, NC.
October 31, 2019 at 9:42 pm #61209
There’s an old saying, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth”. Temporary or not about this sign issue it has meaning and it does say volumes. While all these comments are good on here is it one’s expressed opinion or do we fight each battle that each individual takes upon him or herself.
NARSOL is an advocate and an advocate a go between helper to help others in a constructive way Public opinion about Halloween or sex offenders or signage is a choice but when facts override truth than each person has their battle and each individual has his or her own zombies if you want to call them that. While I may have mentioned “Welcome to my nightmare” do we all make our own nightmares or do “Advocates” try to be a go between to help in this combat for true justice for all.
Tim your psychological is good but what about one’s theology. I believe someone said ” It takes two to tango” so who’s the real Halloweenor behind the mask. We all have baggage to carry or should we all say carry on my wayward son. I am sure most of the general public doesn’t even know about how a lot of this sex offender ordeals go down or who is holding the real treat or treat bag of candy.
November 10, 2019 at 2:49 pm #61626
From the article: “The goal of these laws is to make our community safer, by not allowing convicted criminal predators to hide in the shadows,” Long said in the Facebook post Tuesday.
Ugh. Shaking my head. These sorts of people are never satisfied huh? There are men on the list that are not even attracted to minors. Some could be on the list for public urination or hiding cameras in women’s bathrooms or lockerooms. That’s not to say that many who have had charges towards minors would be dangerous anyway. As the judge was able to see.
Just more fear and ignorance on behalf of the sheriff. Why won’t he, among many others not make the communities safer from legal alcohol drinks, tobacco products, teen sexual relations and pregnancies, those who had been charged with murder, a movie industry with movies like Knock Knock(Keanu Reeves), and the adult entertainment industry? Also, work to prevent sexual deviancy and attraction to minors from teens and young adults. But then again even therapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists have the same fear and ignorance.
November 19, 2019 at 6:19 pm #62036
Crash, studying on views about this registry are a bit confusing but sure safety is a factor in any business and yes also protection is good but confusion and instilling it into another is not.and yes I like your answer.
Sure my grandmother didn’t want us kids to go out trick or treating even back in the late 50’s and even the early 60’s. She was the one in the family that had religon understand. One could even call Halloween a pagan event and yes the signage is a bit much and I have to shake my head the same as you. What ever happened to turning off the lights and even a sign that says we don’t participate in Halloween to be more understandable.
Actually a lot of this registry is temptation by another if one really looks at a lot of this in a logical sense in many of these ordeals. Sure we all have views and safety is always a good factor but the foundation is not quite right in many or much of this. Yes one can be quickly sqallowed up by quicksand in a lot of this devilish scheme. Even this signage is going a bit too far or should we all have signs that say we have guns here at the house or should we throw smoke booms on the fire. Sometimes one wonders about government action.