NBCNEWS.COM - An attorney representing five Simi Valley sex offenders who sued the city over limits to their Halloween activities said the lawsuit will be the first of several she expects to file over such restrictions.
Lawyer Janice Bellucci heads the 18-month-old advocacy group California Reform Sex Offender Laws. On Friday, she filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that Simi Valley's ordinance violates her clients' First Amendment rights.
The suit seeks a judge's order
prohibiting enforcement of the ordinance in Simi Valley, which has 119
registered sex offenders, according to a city report. Bellucci
is representing five unnamed sex offenders, three of their spouses and
two minor children, she said. click here to read more