Ohio Public Radio
10:54 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Sex offender law ruling sparks debate

Columbus, OH – Ohio law says ex-cons who were sex offenders may not live within a thousand feet of a school. But a federal judge has ruled the law no longer applies to those who were convicted before the law took effect 4 years ago. The ruling has touched off more debate over the explosive issue of sex offenders and their young victims. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.