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Miller Mystery Solved? | Main | CNN Continues Referring to Plame as "Undercover," "Female James Bond"
October 28, 2005

Trick or Groping?: ACLU Protects Sex-Offenders' Right To Participate In Kids' Holiday of Halloween

It's "unconstitutional" to preclude convicted sex-offenders from dispensing candy to children?

The ACLU's beef is, of course, that it's "unconstitutional" to continue heaping punitive punishments (not as redundant as it looks) on ex-convicts. But there are a lot of civil restrictions on ex-cons. Does the ACLU likewise support ex-cons' 2nd Amendment right to buy as many guns as they like?

I don't know the answer to that; it's possible that the ACLU's love of criminals trumps its hatred of guns, and maybe they actually do think that convicted armed robbers, killers, and rapists should have free access to handguns and shotguns.

But whatever their stance is-- it is not a criminal punishment to restrict the behavior of ex-cons as regards certain hazardous activities and purchases. It's a kind of regulation, really-- and liberals love regulation, don't they?

Banning convicted child molesters from participating in Halloween is not like denying them any place to live or any ability to work at any job. It's one day a year, a minor holiday, and one intended chiefly for children. Perverts can take the day off and save themselves the hassel of having to buy all those bags of miniature Clarke bars and just spend the night in the basement watching porn.


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