Banning Sex Offenders from West Haven's Public Places Won't Keep Kids Safe

New Haven Advocate | June 24, 2008
There are 57 registered sex offenders living in West Haven, and the City Council is trying to ban all of them from its beaches, parks, sports facilities and swimming pools in order, they say, to protect the children. The idea comes riddled with questions about constitutionality, enforceability and its real effect on the safety of children.

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