Massachusetts Attorney General Considers Sex Offender Ordinance

The Boston Globe is reporting that the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office is considering a tough new bylaw measure governing sex offenders in Ayer. The state attorney general’s office, which is responsible for reviewing all new bylaws, will consider a sex-offender residency measure that was approved by voice vote at Monday’s Town Meeting. If approved by… Continue reading »


Plymouth Rejects Sex Offender Registry Restriction Bylaw

A Town Meeting subcommittee in Plymouth, Massachusetts has thoughtfully rejected a proposal that would have imposed ineffectual but damaging living restrictions on Massachusetts sex offenders living, working, and going to school in the town. As Wicked Local reports: Unsubstantiated myths, outright misconceptions and “fraught with constitutional complications.” That sums up the conclusions of a committee… Continue reading »