US Locks Up Perverts for Crimes They Might Commit

The 'New Yorker' looks into America's sex-crime laws

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 7:10 PM CST

(Newser) – The US justice system is punishing child-porn consumers in an unusual way—for crimes they may one day commit, writes Rachel Aviv in The New Yorker. Using sex crime laws that first arose in the 1980s, officials have discarded First Amendment protections for child porn...   Read full story »


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