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NY State Assembly passes “Herod’s Law”

In a whirlwind session in Albany today, the Assembly celebrated the holiday season by pushing through an innovative new bill called “Herod’s Law.” “This is the biggest gift anyone could give to public safety,” enthused Assemblyman Foop, co-sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Solons propose animal abusers registry (for real)

Cruelty to animals is a terrible thing, but we’re mystified by the bill before the Legislature proposing a SORA-equivalent registry for “animal abusers,” i.e., persons convicted of an offense under “Buster’s Law,” popularly known as Agricultural and Markets Law 353-a. … Continue reading

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Advertise your service or product on the sex offender registry

At a press conference today, Assemblyman Outerboro and Assemblywoman Sixpack announced a new bill that would permit the NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to accept advertising on its Internet Sex Offender Registry. “With over a million hits … Continue reading

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