In response to the courts ordering the release of offenders from civil commitment centers in Minnesota, more than 40 localities have hastily passed residency restriction laws to bar the entry of the offenders. The state is having trouble finding placement for those who should be released and is facing pressure from the courts to release them.

Read the story by Chris Serres of Star Tribune:

http://www.startribune.com/freed-sex-offenders-in-a-catch-22-amid-community-backlash/399169141/

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