Ruling Could Affect Restrictions On Sex Offender Use Of MA Libraries
Ruling Could Affect Restrictions On Sex Offender Use Of Mass. Libraries
“They simply said that, you know, ‘Our ordinance enjoys a presumption of constitutionality and we rest on that, and that anyone challenging it has the burden of proof,’ ” Timmins said, meaning a true constitutional debate over this issue has yet to occur in the courts.
There’s no indication that debate is going to happen in Massachusetts anytime soon. A spokesman for the ACLU of Massachusetts said they’ve not been contacted by any sex offenders interested in pursuing a lawsuit.