by Peter Wagner, November 12, 2006
Georgia Sheriffs were some of the biggest opponents of HB1059 because the law made enforcement so impractical that it left their communities less safe than they would have been without it.
States and cities are passing poorly considered laws that restrict where people labeled as sex offenders can live. These laws result in banishing people on the sex offender registries from whole regions at great harm to civil liberties and public safety. We’ve added some maps prepared over the summer for litigation in Georgia and Massachusetts and Peter Wagner’s affidavit in the Massachusetts case.