Sex Offenders Sue for Right to Pass Out Halloween Candy


Sex Offenders Sue for Right to Pass Out Halloween Candy

The city of Simi Valley, CA., is being sued by a group of registered sex offenders after passing a law that forbids them from decorating their homes for Halloween and passing out candy.

The group's lawyer says the law, which also requires them to post a sign announcing, "No candy or treats at this residence," is a form of branding, and that it violates their right to free speech. Simi Valley is one of several cities in California that have passed similar laws.

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How do you feel about the possibility that your kids will trick or treat at the home of a known sex offender this Halloween?

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