Iowa can’t block sex offender from having smart phone

An Iowa appeals court has ruled that the state cannot prohibit a registered sex offender from having a smart phone. The court ruled the internet restriction was unreasonable because the internet was not used in commission of the crime.

The 23-year-old man plead guilty to counts of lascivious acts with a child and assault with intent to commit sexual abuse, and the internet restriction was part of his probation conditions.

Read the court’s ruling here.

Published by nufearless

Nebraskans Unafraid is committed to making our communities safer by ensuring that lawmakers and policymakers do not support laws that cause homelessness, joblessness and damage to families.

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