Herb’s Story.

I am a 77 year old male in pretty good shape physically even though I have recently had heart surgery. I am very lonely and depressed all of the time. I have been depressed most of my life.

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Another WIN for Florida

The U S DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA issued this order https://floridaactioncommittee.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Preliminary-Injunction-Order.pdf https://www.womenagainstregistry.org/page-1730788/4277997

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11th Circuit WIN today in Doe v Miami-Dade (Florida)

A win in the 11th Circuit today! Miami-Dade is infamous for encampments of homeless registrants, permanent housing is very scarce because of residency restrictions.  Despite national media attention to bad laws that had people living under the Julia

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IML Action Alert

Forward From: RegistrantTAG.org To: ALL We are reaching out to all and affiliates to respond the recent State Department notice on implementation of the unique identifier provision of IML. https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-21087.pdf https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-09-02/html/2016-21087.htm   It was signed by:  Bureau of

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Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism

portmanteau:   port·man·teau    ˌpôrtˈman(t)ō/    noun Consisting of or combining two or more separable aspects or qualities. Ascendant:   as·cend·ant   əˈsendənt   adjective Rising in power or influence. Post-Release-Regulations-and-Sex-Offender-Recidivism.pdf University of Michigan Law School May 2016 Connecticut Law Review,

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Is Adam Walsh Still Alive?

On July 27, 1981, six-year old Adam Walsh vanished from a Hollywood, Florida shopping mall. His mother, Reve Walsh, left him unattended for several minutes, and when she returned, he was gone. Two weeks later, Adam’s severed head

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Why the ‘Pokémon Go’ Ban on Sex Offenders Makes No Sense

Last last month, two state senators in New York—Jeffrey Klein and Diane Savino—issued a report laying out an apparently scary set of numbers. In New York City, Pokémon from Pokémon Go were spotted in front of the homes of 57 people on

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A Defender Office for Supreme Court Advocacy?

An “independent federal public defender office charged with representing poor defendants before the United States Supreme Court” is necessary to fill gaps in legal services to the poor and “better balance the scales of justice between the government

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John’s Story

While sitting back in our Florida room the other day reading, a sudden loud knocking at the door startled our dog as she began to bark while running toward the door. Just by the rhythm and volume of

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Registrants International Family Petitions Group

There is a new group forming especially for those registrants that have filed petitions with USCIS to bring a loved one to the united states.  Currently the policy of USCIS is to deny any petition that is filed

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Romeo and Juliet Law

I have a question I’m hoping someone can answer for me. My boyfriend was 19 and the girl was 15. They was a 4 year and 2 month age gap. Could he qualify for the Romeo and juliet

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Challenge to SORNA retroactivity reaches Pennsylvania Supreme Court

In the last few years, Pennsylvania’s courts have taken an active role in defining the propriety and scope of the state’s sex offender registration program. Following on the heels of a December 2014 decision striking down sex offender

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compliance check survey

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New Proposed SORNA Supplemental Guideline re: Juvenile Registration

Hi, all— After a tremendous amount of work over the last few years, including the publication of our SMART Summary: Prosecution, Transfer, and Prosecution of Serious Juvenile Sex Offenders last year, today we have posted and opened for

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Illinois Law Requiring Sex Offenders To Report All Internet Activity Violates Free Speech Rights

With the goal of keeping tabs on sex offenders, the state of Illinois has veered way off course. Its offender registration statute requires individuals to report every nook and cranny of their online activities to law enforcement—or face

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ACLU of Illinois, EFF ask state supreme to strike down limits on free speech in cumbersome sex offender laws

CHICAGO – The ACLU of Illinois, joined by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, today asked the state supreme court to strike down the “incredibly broad scope” of limitations contained in the state’s sex offender registry laws. The amicus brief

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Unanimous Supreme Court sides with sex offender in registry dispute

Supreme Court sides with sex offender in registry dispute. Make special note of the use of the word “punishment” in the courts order. http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/15-5238_khlo.pdf By Lydia Wheeler – 04/04/16 11:40 AM EDT The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that registered sex offenders

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The Failure to Speak Up Against the Nazis – history repeats itself

“First they came for the Communists, but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists, but I was neither, so I did not speak out.

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Linda’s story

The love of my life is a sex offender.. .  He was charged with sexual abuse of children for having 5 child porn images?  There is no actual victim so how is that possible? We have lost everything

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International Megan’s Law: America’s Global Embarrassment

What sounds like a good law in a twenty-second sound bite sometimes turns out to be less clear when one digs below the surface. Such is the case with International Megan’s Law, which President Obama recently signed into law.

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