Boulder, Colorado says no to residency restrictions

The city council in Boulder, Colorado, recently had a chance to approve an ordinance restricting where people deemed”sexual predators” can live in the city. Instead, they considered the evidence and voted against such a move.

The City Council was nearly unanimous in its agreement with the consensus of experts on the issue, who say that housing restrictions for sex offenders do not in fact improve public safety. Councilman Bob Yates was the only one interested in restrictions. 

Council members moved instead to form a working group, comprising experts and citizens, and task that group with offering recommendations for possible action in the future. 

Read more here.

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