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- by Sandy RozekBy Sandy . . . It is seldom that the morning newsfeed offers not two but three pieces dealing with the same topic, a topic that piques my interest and warrants some consideration. Some states structure their sexual offender registry so that a technical violation is punishable by a jail or prison sentence and in some […]
- by Sandy RozekBy Sandy . . . For years telephone scams targeting persons registered on their states’ sexual offender lists have plagued registrants in half, possibly more, of our states. NARSOL first was alerted to this in 2018 and in turn did everything we could to get the word out. We posted multiple pieces over several years […]
- by NARSOLAre you the mother of an individual who has been placed on a registry of those with sexual crime convictions? If so, consider taking the short research survey below. This survey, which has been approved by both NARSOL and an Institutional Review Board, aims to explore if and how the mothers of individuals on such […]
- by Sandy RozekBy Janice and Sandy . . . Registrants in Missouri were not required to post a Halloween sign on their home this year, a sign that for all practical purposes identified the property as being residence to someone on Missouri’s sex offender registry. This was due to a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by a […]
- by Sandy RozekBy Sandy . . . In the days and weeks before Halloween, sheriffs’ offices and media outlets implied that Halloween could bring danger to children who were trick-or-treating. Their messages of how to avoid this impending danger focused on the sex offender registry and the registrants on it. They urged parents to check the registry and […]
- by Sandy RozekBy Sandy . . . NARSOL is pleased to report that our efforts to end the practice of “No-candy” Halloween warning signs have borne fruit in Louisiana. This outcome is a direct result of the precedential case in Georgia NARSOL sponsored, McClendon v. Long. A week before Halloween, 2023, NARSOL made the determination that three […]
- by NARSOLReprinted in full with permission; first published in the Delaware Daily State News Oc. 26, 2023 By Margaret . . . Kudos to our legislators for passing House Bill 186 during Delaware’s 2023 legislative session and to Gov. John Carney for signing the bill into law. HB 186 will provide pathways off the Delaware Sex […]
- by a guest writerBy Kyle . . . Halloween is soon upon us, and that means the scare tactics of the deranged sex offender gestapo will be on full display. News organizations publish maps with red pins in the homes of persons forced to register; some go to these homes and ring doorbells with lights and cameras rolling; […]
- by Cindy PrizioReprinted in full with permission; first published Octobrt 23 at the CT Mirror. By Cindy Prizio . . . When I was a kid, Halloween was a night of freedom, fun, and candy. Our parents never accompanied us. We were neighborhood kids, and this was our community. Years later, when I had a child of […]
- by someone outside of NARSOLReprinted in full with permission; first published October 19 at Filter. By C. Dreams . . . In the month since I was released from Georgia Department of Corrections custody, I’ve been offered four different jobs. I could have been an account lead at a prominent insurance agency; a receptionist at the same agency, different location; an […]