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TX: 46 cities face challenge to sex-offender residency laws

AUSTIN — Forty-six small cities across Texas are facing a new legal challenge to their ordinances that regulate where registered sex offenders can live, including several in the Houston area.

Texas Voices for Reason and Justice, a statewide criminal-justice advocacy group, announced Monday it has” initiated action to compel, through litigation if necessary,” the repeal of the ordinances in so-called “general law” cities — the latest challenge to the residency limitations in Texas and across the country. Full Article

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GREAT – Texas has never been a bastion of civil liberties for anyone…except Rich White Men.

I can’t wait to see how this goes…I just want a ruling on a FEDERAL level that makes ALL state residency laws UNCONSTITUTIONAL once a for all!

Kudos to our colleagues in Texas! Everything is bigger in Texas including lawsuits. Good luck to you in all 46 cities!

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