February 23, 2024

NARSOL Resources

NARSOL Resources

NARSOL Blog

This is where you’ll find the latest news from the National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL).

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  • by Sandy Rozek
    An advocate in Switzerland contacted NARSOL with a suggestion: We should organize a sign-on letter to the State Department asking them to cease revoking the passports of registered citizens who met the Angel Watch criteria of needing a “special identifier” affixed to their passports. As NARSOL has previously successfully organized two sign-on letters— one to […]
  • by Sandy Rozek
    Also published in the Digest, Vol. XVII-1 and the Washingtonn DC Patch, Jan 15. By Sandy . . .  A freshman legislator in South Carolina is putting forth a bill this session proposing that sexual crimes meeting certain criteria be considered capital crimes. Incidentally, legislators in Arizona, Missouri, Tennessee, and New Mexico have all proposed […]
  • by Sandy Rozek
    By Sandy . . . February 12, WKRC, Cincinnati, aired and ran a piece by David Winter about what they imply is a failure to protect children based on law enforcement’s handling of residence restriction laws for people with a historic sexual offense conviction. There was immediate consternation among NARSOL’s affiliates, and we wrote and […]
  • by someone outside of NARSOL
    AMENDED CALL TO ACTION #3 FOR SB 1230 and HB 1235: SB 1230 has been referred to Senate Fiscal Policy Committee and HB 1235 added to Second Reading Calendar. We have met with some success because of the emails, calls, and in-person visits with legislators.  Both bills (SB 1230 and HB 1235) have removed the […]
  • by a guest writer
    By Kyle . . . We are witnessing a disturbing trend in America of punishing people after they have completed their official court-imposed sentence for an offense or even before any criminal charges have been filed and a person has been convicted of a crime. In the arena of sex offenses, this manifests in several […]
  • by Sandy Rozek
     Also published at the Washington, D.C. Patch By Sandy . . . “They do it with no regard for travel plans, for the reservations made, for the months of planning and the hundreds and hundreds of dollars that have been spent and will be lost. They don’t care.” Don, a South Carolina registrant with a […]
  • by NARSOL
    Join us on February 6th for our first NARSOL in Action of 2024. This is one that you do not want to miss. It will start at 8 p.m. EST so people across the country can attend and be a part of this conversation, hosted by David Garlock. How many times do you have a […]
  • by Mark Weinberg
    On Friday, January 19, 2024, NARSOL filed a federal lawsuit in Illinois challenging the constitutionality of a parole restriction that prohibits individuals with convictions for sexual offenses from using erectile dysfunction medication. The two plaintiffs in the case are NARSOL on behalf of its Illinois members and Jason Ridley, an individual on mandatory supervised release in […]
  • by Sandy Rozek
    By Sandy . . . I read about a case today that disturbs me; it raises some concerns and some questions that I am unable to find answers to. A young man in Mississippi was arrested January 7 for “. . . possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of alcohol by a minor […]
  • by Sandy Rozek
    By Sandy . . . January 5 – 7 the board directors of NARSOL and its foundation Vivante Espero gathered in Boston, Massachusetts, for its annual strategic planning retreat. All of the combined fourteen directors were in attendance, eleven in person and three by Zoom. During these yearly events, the boards map out their advocacy […]