State won’t challenge judge’s ruling on sex offenders using social media

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Indiana will not challenge a ruling that overturned a state law banning convicted sex offenders from using social media.

A federal court ruled last month that the 2008 law was too broad and violated freedom of speech.

Right now, lawmakers are working on a similar law and trying to keep it within the limits of the constitution. That bill has been cleared through a Senate committee but there’s no word on when or if the full Senate will vote on it.

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