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NC Supreme Court blocks sex offenders from social media


RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — The North Carolina Supreme Court has granted a stay requested by Attorney General Roy Cooper that will keep registered sex offenders from using social media websites.

Cooper plans to appeal a ruling by The North Carolina Court of Appeals on August 20 which struck down North Carolina’s ban on registered sex offenders using sites like Facebook and Twitter.

The court said the ban in NC General Statute 14-202.5 “is not narrowly tailored, is vague, and fails to target the “evil” it is intended to rectify.”

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