Sex offenders sue Minnesota city over restrictions

Cities that pass Draconian sex offender ordinances that amount to banishment should expect to be challenged, as is the case with the city of Dayton, Minnesota, which is being sued by three registered sex offenders who say the city’s ordinance is unconstitutional.

The men are challenging a far-reaching 2016 ordinance that bars convicted sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of any school, day care center, park, playground, public bus stop — or even pumpkin patch and apple orchard — within the city of Dayton, a rural community of about 5,000 residents northwest of the Twin Cities.

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