Skip to comments.Sex offenders keep right to privacy online (What about Gun Owners?)
Posted on 01/16/2013 11:53:12 AM PST by 11th_VA
A federal judge ruled that California's new human-trafficking law imposes unconstitutional penalties on sex offenders
(UPI) -- A federal judge ruled that California's new human-trafficking law imposes unconstitutional penalties on sex offenders, officials said.
The law requires that registered sex offenders provide police with a complete list of their user names, screen names, email addresses and Internet service providers.
Violators of the law face a possible three years in prison.
Courthouse News Service said after the law passed in November, two sex offenders challenged it, arguing it impeded free speech.
U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson issued a preliminary injunction Friday and said the interest in protecting the public from sex offenders and human trafficking does not outweigh privacy interests.
Henderson noted only 1 percent of arrests for sex crimes are facilitated by technology, Courthouse News Service reported.
"Plaintiffs enjoy no lesser right to anonymous speech simply because they are unpopular," Henderson wrote.
Meanwhile I’m going to be registered in a national database and put on an interactive map by liberal journalists just because I own a firearm??????????
Obviously the left thinks it’s Ok to commit a sex crime and not Ok to defend oneself with a firearm.
So you’re saying all I have to do to insure my privacy is get convicted of a sex crime. Would riding around DC with bare buttocks out the window work?
I can't speak for nowadays, but in my past all that got me was a few laughs.