WA: Sex offenders, ACLU sue to hide low-level offenders’ identities [updated]

“My family would lose everything.” That’s the argument made by a King County sex offender terrified his name will be publicized if the State Patrol releases the sex offender registry it maintains. A married father of two convicted of sex crimes in 2009, the man is one of two low-level sex offenders brought forward by the American Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit aimed at stopping the state from releasing the names of 21,000 registered sex offenders residing in Washington. Full Article UPDATE (12/20): No Decisions Made on Sex Offender Information Request

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