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Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Prop 35

Judge’s injunction blocks Prop 35’s internet disclosure requirement and Wires Posted: 11:02 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
“U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson said the requirement in Proposition 35 was overly broad in its reach and violated sex offenders’ First Amendment free speech right to comment anonymously on civic issues online.
“Registrants are likely to be chilled from engaging in legitimate public, political and civic communications for fear of losing their anonymity,” Henderson wrote.
The preliminary injunction would remain in effect until a not-yet-scheduled trial was held before Henderson on whether there should be a permanent injunction.”