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Alabama Sex Offenders

Calling Alabama’s sex-offender registration law “the most comprehensive and debilitating scheme in the nation,” a federal judge on Monday said the equivalent of a scarlet letter on offenders’ driver licenses and a de facto ban on using the internet violates the First Amendment.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Calling Alabama’s sex-offender registration law “the most comprehensive and debilitating scheme in the nation,” a federal judge on Monday said the equivalent of a scarlet letter on offenders’ driver licenses and a de facto ban on using the internet violates the First Amendment.

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