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- by SandyBy Sandy . . . With legislatures in session across the country, advocates are closely watching bills that address their issues. Some are good, some are indifferent, and some are just plain bad. The touchstone is does the bill address a situation in need and/or does it provide improved safety for those whom it affects. In other words, is it good… The post Chemical castration as public policy gets a failing grade first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminFairfax County Public Schools changed the bus stop location for students in Mount Vernon after a parent raised concerns over its proximity to a registered sex offender. The bus stop in question sits at the corner of Cedar Road and Black Alder Drive. FCPS announced that starting on Tuesday, the new pick-up and drop-off spot will be at the corner of… The post FCPS changes bus stop location over concerns of proximity to sex offender first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminA patient at the Cherokee Civil Commitment Unit for Sex Offenders has demanded $2.25 million from the state for damages including “forced castration” that was inflicted after an improperly close relationship with a CCUSO psychologist. Jeff ____ has requested $1.5 million for “pain and suffering” and an additional $750,000 for punitive damages from the relationship, which has been described in… The post Sex offender claims state forced castration first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminState Rep. Lane Roberts, R-Joplin, has reintroduced a piece of legislation for the creation of a violent offender registry. Under the bill, those convicted of first- and second-degree murder would be placed on a list similar to the sex offender registry. “The theory here grows out of a contact I had with a constituent actually before I was even elected,”… The post Proposed Missouri Violent Offender Registry first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminState lawmakers are working on a bill to prevent situations similar to the opening of a new home for individuals convicted of sexually violent offenses in Tenino that has surprised, worried and angered many area residents. State Sen. Drew MacEwen, R-Shelton, and state Reps. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn, and Travis Couture, R-Allyn, are writing legislation that would close a public notice… The post Amid Uproar Over Tenino Sex Offender Housing, Lawmakers Work on Bill to Prevent Similar Situations first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminWomen Against the Registry (W.A.R.) is planning a three-day conference, lobby day, and vigil and bringing together advocates from across the country for a special three-day event March 5 – 7 in Washington DC. Entitled “Teamwork makes the DreamWork,” it seeks to bring all of us working against present sexual offense laws and policies together to meet each other, to… The post Calling all advocates: We are bound for D.C. first appeared on NARSOL.
- by SandyBy Sandy . . . “I love this song. (Nice to Be with You, a 1972 song by the band Gallery) I was 13 years old when it came out and in love with this 25-year-old girl that lived up the street. I was just a kid to her, but she was always so nice to me. We would go for ice… The post The destruction of trust first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminA Blair County senior judge has scheduled arguments in May to consider a constitutional challenge to state law requiring convicted sex offenders to regularly register their addresses and related information with state police. In recent orders, Senior Judge Timothy M. Sullivan set an April 11 sentencing date for Colby James ____ of Tyrone and a May 12 hearing date to… The post Pennsylvania Judge to weigh sex offender registration first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminPublished January 13, 2023, at the Arizona Capitol Times. Reprinted here in full with permission. AZRSOL . . . In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a rare spate of high-profile child abductions and murders, mostly sexual in nature, terrified America. With constant media coverage, parents across the country were easily led to believe that their children could be in imminent… The post NARSOL’s AZ affiliate: “Changes needed in sex offender registry” first appeared on NARSOL.
- by adminThousands of people in Chicago are on a criminal conviction registry, including registries for gun crimes, sex offenses and murder and violence against youth. People on the registry have to show up yearly, quarterly or weekly or risk getting locked-up. But WBEZ has found men are repeatedly being turned away because of staffing shortages in […] Read more The post People with sex and gun convictions are required to register with police. CPD can’t keep up. first appeared on NARSOL.