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MA: SJC sex offender ruling another affront against Massachusetts residents (Op-Ed)

The state’s highest judicial entity; the Supreme Judicial Court reached another stunning milestone in delivering an affront to the sensibilities and protections of law-abiding citizens on July 11th. In a 6 to 1 decision the justices ruled that life-time parole for sex-offenders is unconstitutional. Full Opinion Piece 

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And this author’s wording is an affront to the constitution.

The author of this article is the very kind of person I sometimes find myself hoping will someday somehow find himself having to register. His opinions are disgusting and show he has no respect for the constitution when it is in contradiction with his closed minded opinions.

The ruling itself is pretty awesome! Considering registration is a form of lifetime parole without using the term “parole,” this could potentially go a long way in getting rid of lifetime registration nation wide!

I am so happy to see this. And I’m sorry the author seems so scared. All I can say about that is ignorance breeds fear; knowledge and understanding dispels this fear. Perhaps the author should educate his self a little better before he tries to instill a sense of fear in the general population founded on myth. I must assume the “judicial branch” realized the error in the decision to “delegate” any kind of sentencing power to the parole board; the fact this ever happened in the first place is disturbingly laughable. I’m in total agreement; lifetime parole is indeed… Read more »

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