According to the data, released Wednesday, these statistics held true for men and women in the 20s, 30s and 40s.
christie: It’s striking to me that this was not a locker room and he was not among a group of friends.
passage of a California proposition that would dramatically curtail the online, First Amendment rights of registered sex offenders, two civil rights groups filed a lawsuit to block parts of the overwhelmingly approved measure.*UPDATE: Citing First Amendment concerns, U. District Judge Thelton Henderson in San Francisco agreed with the plaintiffs, and late Wednesday tentatively blocked enforcement of the measure (.pdf) pending further litigation.
*Proposition 35, which passed with 81 percent of the vote Tuesday, would require that anyone who is a registered sex offender – including people with misdemeanor offenses such as indecent exposure and whose offenses were not related to activity on the internet – would have to turn over to law enforcement a list of all identifiers they use online as well as a list of service providers they use.
While voters might have passed the measure because they don't care about the rights of sex offenders, Risher says, "The ability to speak freely and even anonymously is crucial for free speech to remain free for all of us."The measure would currently affect some 73,000 sex offenders registered in California, but the law also requires those convicted of human trafficking to register as sex offenders, thus widening the pool of people affected.
Those who breach the new requirements could be found in violation of their post-prison supervision requirements or in breach of sex-offender registration laws that require offenders to provide authorities with their residential address whenever they move.