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Restraining Order Registries: Using Indiana’s Policies to Expose Government’s Abuse of Its Citizens

September 19, 2014

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One of the thrusts of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has been to establish public restraining order registries like those that identify sex offenders. To underscore the inappropriateness of equating restraining order recipients with sex offenders, appreciate that the latter (sex offenders) have been tried and convicted in criminal court, and the former (restraining […]