Pat McCrory criticized a Superior Court judge Wednesday for ruling last week that four sex offenders shouldn't be subject to lifetime satellite monitoring.
McCrory, Charlotte's mayor and a Republican candidate for governor, called on the state to appeal the judge's ruling, David Ingram reports.
"Every day the attorney general delays appealing this case, more children are in danger," he said.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Roy Cooper did not have an immediate comment.
Judge Ripley Rand ruled in Wake County that the sex offenders shouldn't be monitored because they were sentenced before the monitoring law took effect Dec. 1. He did not address constitutional questions of double punishment.
McCrory's comments came at a news conference at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, one of seven stops planned for a trip across the state Wednesday.
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