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TX: Under lawsuit threat, small cities loosen laws restricting sex offenders

The cities of Pottsboro, Gunter and Whitewright all repealed existing laws restricting sex offenders from schools and public parks at recent city council meetings. This decision came on the heels of a legal notice the cities received from the Texas Voices for Reason and Justice. The advocacy group’s attorney sent this notice threatening to file a legal claim against these three unless their sex offender regulations were repealed. Full Article

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This seems to be the way to do it, sue them all. Then they will try and rewrite Texas law.

Ironic that Texas Voices is using the ruling by a Tea Party politician as the basis for the complaint. Greg Abbot, former Attorney General of Texas, wrote the original letter (https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/opinions/opinions/50abbott/op/2007/htm/ga-0526.htm). He is now the governor of Texas.

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