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Cuomo: Ban Repeat Sexual Crime Perpetrators From Subways

The Democrat said he would support banning anyone who is twice convicted of groping, inappropriate touching or other lewd acts on the subway

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    Cuomo: Ban Repeat Sex Offenders From Subways

    Gov. Cuomo says people who repeatedly commit sexual crimes on New York City's subways should be prohibited from using the transit service. Rana Novini reports.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    What to Know

    • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says people who repeatedly commit sexual crimes on New York City's subways should be prohibited from riding

    • The governor weighed in after New York City Councilman Chris Deutsch proposed a lifetime ban as a way to reduce sex crimes on the subway

    • None of the measures have been scheduled for a vote in the Democrat-controlled Legislature

    Gov. Cuomo says people who repeatedly commit sexual crimes on New York City's subways should be prohibited from using the transit service.

    The Democrat told reporters Tuesday that he would support banning anyone who is twice convicted of groping, inappropriate touching or other lewd acts on the subway.

    The governor weighed in after New York City Councilman Chris Deutsch proposed a lifetime ban as a way to reduce sex crimes on the subway.

    Meanwhile, Democratic state Sen. Diane Savino, of Staten Island, is proposing harsher penalties for subway sex crimes, including up to seven years in jail.

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    Gov. Cuomo says people who repeatedly commit sexual crimes on subways should be prohibited from using the service. Katherine Creag reports.

    (Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

    None of the measures have been scheduled for a vote in the Democrat-controlled Legislature.

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