OK, Help Us Understand: Who Do These Laws Protect?

Warn your kids that “sexting” can get them convicted and sentenced to years or a lifetime on a public shaming internet list just like the one used by the Nebraska State Patrol. This case is from Canada — but it typifies what happens when crazy laws are enacted. The people who create these laws sayContinue reading “OK, Help Us Understand: Who Do These Laws Protect?”

Former Offender Ordinance Repealed in Face of Lawsuit

El Dorado, California, County Supervisors voted to overturn a sex offender ordinance after a registered sex offender sued to have it repealed. The 2012 law limited sex offender access to parks and schools, but it’s in process of being repealed after a unanimous vote on Tuesday. FULL STORY

When Law Enforcement Shows Up at Your Door

Regarding those extra-legal visits to your home that some in law enforcement keep trying to justify: This infographic is an excellent guide to your rights and your proper behavior in any interaction with law enforcement. Note especially that you have a right to video- or audiotape law enforcement in performance of public duties, and theyContinue reading “When Law Enforcement Shows Up at Your Door”