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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Sweet Spot: Prostitution and Prop 35

The Sweet Spot: Prostitution and Prop 35

Long ago, I poured a pint for a fellow who asked me to advise him about his love life. Or rather, his sex life. I began to give him the usual lines: Don't have an agenda, be a giver,…
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News, The Snitch Judge Temporarily Blocks Proposition 35, Sex Trafficking Law

Judge Temporarily Blocks Proposition 35, Sex Trafficking Law

Election Day has passed, and you know what that means: Now the lawsuits begin.Today a judge granted a temporary stay to block part of Proposition 35, the measure passed on Tuesday that says those convicted of sex trafficking should be…
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News, The Snitch Bizarre Court Decision: Child Molesters Can Visit Children

Bizarre Court Decision: Child Molesters Can Visit Children

It's rare that the letter of the law undermines common sense so drastically as in a ruling that came down from the California Court of Appeals this month. According to the ruling, convicted child molesters could have visitation rights with…
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News, The Snitch Assemblyman Tom Ammiano Questions State's Sex Registration Laws

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano Questions State's Sex Registration Laws

No two sex offenders are the same, which is why Assemblyman Tom Ammiano wants California to consider a tiered system to categorize those who break the state's sex laws.As he points out, there is a gradation of offenses. It's true…
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News, The Snitch Sex Offenders Forced Into Homelessness a Bad Idea, Task Force Says. Duh.

Sex Offenders Forced Into Homelessness a Bad Idea, Task Force Says. Duh.

A law enforcement task force has recommended the state do what common sense would have suggested a long time ago: Repeal the provision of Jessica's Law that banishes paroled sex offenders to homelessness. It's about time. We wrote about this…
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News, The Snitch Accused Sex Offenders Arrested at San Francisco Airport

Accused Sex Offenders Arrested at San Francisco Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is announcing it nabbed two alleged sex offenders at San Francisco Airport after the American citizens' separate flights from the Philippines touched down.  The first man was arrested last Monday on a warrant out of…
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News, The Snitch 'Pedophile Island' Proposed By California Gov. Candidate

'Pedophile Island' Proposed By California Gov. Candidate

Is it just us, or does state politics have an unseemly apocalyptic tone these days? First we had "demon sheep" -- twice -- then "apostles of darkness." Now Republican gubernatorial candidate Douglas Hughes, an erstwhile unknown, has come forward with…
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News, The Snitch Sex Offenders Searching For One-Night Stands

Sex Offenders Searching For One-Night Stands

State corrections officials will now allow sex offenders living transient because of Jessica's Law sleep indoors -- as long as they don't establish a "pattern of residency." Now, playing musical beds is the name of the game.   The clarification…
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News, The Snitch Sex Offender Locator: You're Doing It Wrong

Sex Offender Locator: You're Doing It Wrong

This example of geolocational fail is from an iPhone app called Sex Offender Search, which, thanks to Megan's Law, allows you (quasi-legal) mobile access to a database of sex offenders. Due to the unintentional hilarity of the GPS notification…
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News, The Snitch Critics Slam Kamala Harris' Sex Offender Social Media Law As Unconstitutional

Critics Slam Kamala Harris' Sex Offender Social Media Law As Unconstitutional

Last week, District Attorney Kamala Harris announced she was sponsoring state legislation to keep registered sex offenders from being able to use social networking Web sites. But would such a law be constitutional? Civil libertarians say no.  "Restrictions that ban…
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News, The Snitch Jessica's Law Knocks Sex Offenders Off the Grid

Jessica's Law Knocks Sex Offenders Off the Grid

In 2006 California passed Jessica's Law, with the intent of monitoring and regulating the 67,000 sex offenders who call our state home. Yesterday NPR reported that maybe Jessica's Law kinda, sorta doesn't exactly do what it's supposed to. In fact,…
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News, The Snitch FelonSpy.com: Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers And Sodomites

FelonSpy.com: Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers And Sodomites

Find out just what kind of sick, twisted criminals live in your neighborhood with FelonSpy. A cursory search on my own 'hood shows an alarming number of terrible, terrible people living closer than I would have guessed. There's the…
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