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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedApril 29th, 2015
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Victims of sex offenses and those close to them should never have to endure contact with the person’s attacker. Letting courts issue permanent protection orders makes sense, and doesn’t place the burden of continuing a protective order on the victim.
While this may be a well-intentioned policy, the Dept. of Justice shouldn’t be requiring states to adopt these policies under threat of cutting off 10 percent of the state’s federal law enforcement grant funding.