International Travel Website

Right to Travel [caption id="attachment_526" align="alignleft" width="300"] Travel[/caption] Refer to the link below to visit Registrant Travel Action Group's database of foreign lands and the state of sex offender registration to these international destinations. Also, if you have direct experience with international travel for registrants, share your travel experiences with Registrant TAG.  Registrant Tag Website maintains a database of International Travel restrictions for registered citizens.

FBI Raid, WAR & Conference

A story that rarely gets published, even rarer to have so much detail about Vicki Henry, Women Against Registry, law enforcement, unconstitutionality of sex offender laws, and more. Read this article by reporter Danny Wicentowski published by Saint Louis Riverfront Times [caption id="attachment_492" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by: DANNY WICENTOWSKIDuring Women Against Registry's first national conference, Vicki Henry ​urges ​attendees to "find their voice" as activists.[/caption] Vicki Henry Is...

Sex offender class for prisoners violates U.S. Constitution, federal judge rules

Sex offender class for prisoners violates U.S. Constitution, federal judge rules [caption id="attachment_488" align="alignleft" width="300"] Balance the Scales of Justice[/caption] According to the complaint, the SOMM program is mandatory even for inmates who pleaded not guilty to a sexual crime. The program requires participants to describe in detail any past sexual misconduct, including events not previously reported to police. Inmates are also required to sign a consent form...

Sex Trafficking Sting in Florida

[embed]http://wfla.com/2017/10/17/277-arrested-in-undercover-human-trafficking-online-prostitution-sting-in-polk-county/[/embed] I guess that our laws are working. That's why we need sting operations to control human behavior, forbidding real mental health for citizens. Controlling human behavior by shame and public persecution has never worked. Trying to teach healthy perspectives on human sexuality gets set aside as taking away a parents right to choose. I think it is time that we explore better options for teaching about human...

Understanding The Federal Courts

In Depth Guide to our Federal Court System [caption id="attachment_529" align="alignleft" width="300"] US Supreme Court[/caption] Click the link below or the picture to the left to read this 50 page explanation of our country's court system. Available as a downloadable PDF file. Understanding the Federal Courts Read about the constitutional founding of the US judicial branch of government in Article III of the US Constitution. Who creates federal...

National law reform proposal on collateral consequences

COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES RESOURCE CENTER The American Law Institute (ALI), the nation’s oldest and most respected law reform organization, will meet in Washington on May 22-24 to approve a revision of the sentencing articles of the Model Penal Code, the first such revision in 60 years. The revised MPC: Sentencing includes an ambitious and comprehensive scheme for managing and limiting collateral consequences. The American Law Institute is meeting this...

50 State Comparison

Relief from Sex Offender Registration Obligation [caption id="attachment_442" align="alignleft" width="300"] Medieval Dungeons[/caption] Collateral Consequence Resource Center has published this state by state reference of Registered Citizens gaining relief from the registry. Please visit and support this great resource. Click image or here to go to Collateral Consequences site.

Registered Citizen and Career

Reno Registered Citizens Seeking Work. Here are some links to sites that may be able to help you find a job. Integrity Staffing and search for "Felony Friendly Jobs" in your town. Express Employment Professionals 3973 South McCarran Boulevard, Reno, Nevada 89502 (775 Labor Max Staffing My Journey Home SK Food Group Please add comments if you know of more second chance employers. Also, if anyone is interested in starting...

Women Against Registry First Annual Conference

Theme: Our Families ~ Our Future ~ Our Time  Mark your calendars, donate artwork, make plans to attend if you can. [caption id="attachment_417" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Click to Register.[/caption] Admission to this conference is FREE.  There is no conference admission or registration fee. The dates of the conference are (July 29-30) Conference will be centrally located in St. Louis, MO (Maryland Heights area) The venue has been selected.  The conference...

Urgent Call To Action

Assembly Bill 59 to reverse court ruling. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is urging the Nevada Legislature to pass AB 59. It is urgent that you call your legislators to let them know that you disagree with this law ASAP. This is an attempt to reverse last years court decision that limited the ability of the State Board of Parole Commissioners and the Division of Parole and Probation to...

Sex Offender Research Information Center

[caption id="attachment_429" align="alignleft" width="198"] How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us[/caption] My name is Emily Horowitz, and here is my personal website. I am a sociologist, and the author of Protecting Our Kids? How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us (Praeger, 2015). I’m interested in promoting research to promote rational and reasonable approaches to laws that pertain to sex offenses. In particular, my work analyzes the way that panic,...

Legislative Advocate Training in Las Vegas

Training Workshop - Friday, October 21, 5-8pm FCNL - Friends Committee on National Legislation FCNL is holding a workshop to train and organize anyone who wants to be legislative advocates. Where: Conference room of Friend Richard 801 S. Rancho, Suite E. Las Vegas, NV 89106 Contact: Maiya Zwerling, FCNL Advocacy Team Trainer - Maiya@fcnl.org Who is FCNL? Read about Friends Committee on National Legislation here: - A Quaker...

Sex-offender registry adds costs without protecting public

From the Columbia, SC 'The State' newspaper, an editorial by Don Thurber The Justice Department study also demonstrated that re-offense rates of sex offenders are actually far below other offense groups: Only 3.5 percent of child molesters were convicted of another sex crime during the three-year study period. South Carolina mandates lifetime registration, but a long-term study released last year by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation...

Idaho Sex Offenders Challenge State Registry Laws

Over 100 Sex Offenders sue Idaho over constitutional challenges The constitutional challenge is on the following grounds: Due Process: Assessed new restrictions without a trial. Equal Protection: Burdens an unpopular group of citizens. Religious Freedom: Restricts some offenders from attending church services. Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Excessive punishment imposed by community notification. Double Jeopardy: New conditions placed on offenders after conviction. Contracts: New non negotiated conditions placed after...

Metamora Films

Metamora Films, an independent film company that covers social issues surrounding the sex offender registry and other social justice topics. Matt Duhamel, a former TV news and radio personality, has turned his attention to helping others through the power of independent film. He agrees with the idea that film can help individuals, communities and entire societies by increasing compassion, tolerance, understanding and forgiveness. By learning from his own...

Static-99: The 10 Question Checklist That Can’t

BuzzFeedNews These 10 Questions Can Mean Life Behind Bars An article by Peter Aldhous, BuzzFeed News Reporter More precisely, what the Static-99 predicts — with modest accuracy, at best — is the risk that men within a group of sex offenders will commit a new sex offense, compared to other members of that group. Experts agree that it’s a useful tool for managing sex offenders in prison —...

Jacob Wetterling Found At Last: R.I.P.

Free Range Kids Mom Talks About Jacob's Legacy By Lenore Skenazy Sept. 3, 2016 Jacob Wetterling Found At Last It is painful in a more intellectual sense to contemplate the effect that Jacob’s unspeakable fate had on American families. Not only did it grip us with dread, but that dread — and anger — directly paved the way to sex offender registry. As Jennifer Bleyer explained in this extraordinary...

6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules on Michigan SO Laws

From the Detroit Free Press: Court: Michigan's toughened sex offender rules cannot be retroactive The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed part of a lower-court ruling, saying the state could not impose harsher restrictions enacted in 2006 and 2011 on offenders who were convicted before the law was changed. The court said the revisions, which include restricting offenders' movement near schools, penalize sex offenders as "moral lepers."...

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