CRIME
10/03/2012 10:02 am ET Updated Dec 03, 2012

Sex Offenders Sue For Right To Pass Out Halloween Candy

Simi Valley, California, cracked down on sex offenders' Halloween celebrations last month, passing a law prohibiting those convicted of sex crimes from decorating for the holiday or passing out candy at their homes.

The city is being sued by five registered sex offenders and some of their wives and children, who claim the new law violates their First Amendment right to free speech.

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