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Editorial: City’s proposed exclusion law needs tweaks


February 21, 2017

We appreciate that City Council members Diane Gerson, James Goble and Dave Trask have voiced concerns about the city’s proposed exclusion (trespassing) ordinance, though not because we have much respect for the behavior that has led the council to even consider this.

In fact, that’s the best reason to be concerned, because some people apparently aren’t.

As we say, we appreciate the concern that has prompted the council to consider this move to bar people who behave in obnoxious ways – “unruly behavior,” as City Manager Ray Towry described it when the ordinance was introdu...

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