Hardly anybody can be against keeping sexual predators away from parks and playgrounds, and nobody is more aware of that fact than candidates for election.
What the latest effort to fix the city's proposed sex-offender ordinance does, however, is undermine the very thesis that such feel-good legislation is necessary.
Prosecutor Carl Brizzi, who is in a dead heat with Democratic opponent Melina Kennedy when it comes to indignation toward child molesters, has asked the City-County Council to amend the measure to avoid the trap of double jeopardy.
Translation: There's already a law.
This is AI's point exactly. Why do we need this ordinance other than to provide another press release for politicians?