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IA: Sex offenders sue over Iowa’s civil commitment program

Nine men who were convicted of sex crimes, served their prison sentences and are now indefinitely confined to an Iowa mental health unit have filed a federal lawsuit against the state, claiming its civil commitment program is unconstitutional. Full Article

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I don’t agree with civil commitment in the slightest but if they’re being kept past their punitive sentences, then they should have all of the comforts of people on the outside. Ya know, cause they’re no longer being punished. Cable, full internet access, etc, etc…

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