At the foot of a fence around a small house in the desert, a protester cleared her throat. She wanted to scream loud enough for the man inside to hear.
"Raaaaaapist!" she shouted. "Go away, rapist!"
"No one in this world loves you," her friend yelled. "You are a sexually violent predator!"
The shrieks were met with silence from the white, two-bedroom home outside Palmdale where Christopher Evans Hubbart has lived since his 2014 release from a California mental hospital.
Hubbart, 64, is one of the state's most notorious sex offenders. Nicknamed the "pillowcase rapist" for his pattern of covering victims' heads,...