Safe International Travel in the Age of the International Megan’s Law (IML), December 2019

SPEAKER: Paul Rigney; Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, The Founder of Pecos Data Systems, and the Executive Director of RTAG or Registrant Travel Action Group Paul’s presentation was very informative. He spoke of the laws about international travel

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Will someone please correct this journalist?!?

November 17, 2019, 6:48 pm Yuma, Arizona’s NBC News 11 just posted a horribly misleading article titled, “Released to Reoffend: News 11 investigates the sex offender next door.” The irresponsible news story makes the absurdly inaccurate statement that

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Every Life Matters: From Forced Housing on Death Row in Florida To Living Free in Europe as a Human Rights Advocate, November 2019

SPEAKER: Steven Whitsett; Human Rights Advocate This is a fascinating talk by a very interesting speaker.  Steven talks about his journey through life in Florida and his struggles in dealing with the judicial system; he speaks to how

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The Tyranny of the Registry, the Trial Penalty, the Implementation of the First Step Act, and the Case for National and State Judicial Reform, October 2019

SPEAKER: Nina Ginsberg;A Founding Partner at the Law Firm of Dimuro Ginsberg PC in Alexandria VA and the current President of the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Nina spoke about various topics from the perspective of

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The WAR Call September 2019

This is the 4th edition of our Periodic Newsletter; a National publication from Women Against Registry. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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IL: Win – Federal Judge says internet case can proceed

September 26, 2019, 5:11 pm A Federal Judge in the Northern District of Illinois has DENIED the IL Department of Correction’s Motion to Dismiss in a case challenging the DOC’s policy of restricting internet access to parolees. The

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WAR letter to Judiciary Committee Members Sept 24, 2019

      September 24, 2019 Vicki Henry President – Women Against Registry 1661 W. Highview Dr. Arnold, MO  63010 Re: Please include this letter in the public hearing record of the Interim Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for

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Aurora may apply for grant to upgrade McCarty Park

By STEVE LORD AURORA BEACON-NEWS | SEP 11, 2019 | 8:07 AM Aurora may apply for a grant from the state to upgrade McCarty Park, including installing more playground equipment there. The $218,000 Open Space Land Acquisition and

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About International Travel to Germany under IML passports

This is a very interesting video about a man that left the United States while on probation to Permanently live in Germany as his new home to live as a free person.  He shows what the new International

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Kids on the Sex Offender Registry

by Michael M. The headlines today are full of stories of righteous indignation over immigrant children being separated from their families. While that dilemma is certainly newsworthy, the American public seems largely unaware of the fact that tens

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Who is a sex offender?

Names in quotation marks are pseudonyms; names with none are used with permission or are publicly known figures. By Sandy . . . “Evan” is 71 years old. He was charged with viewing illegal pornography, a federal internet

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In Arlington, a jury must decide if a nonviolent sex offender should stay incarcerated after serving his sentence

By Philip Fornaci and Roger Lancaster August 23 at 11:32 AM Philip Fornaci is a civil rights lawyer based in Washington. Roger Lancaster is the author of “Sex Panic and the Punitive State.“ On Monday, the Circuit Court

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Criteria used in sentencing at the State and Federal level and the mindset of recalling Judges, August 2019

SPEAKER: Hon. William Buhl;Chief Judge, 36th Circuit Court, State of Michigan, 1989-2011 Thought this talk is rather short, it does present an interesting perspective; one we do not often get to witness, that of a retired judge. Link

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WHAT IS THE S.M.A.R.T. OFFICE?

A QUICK LOOK AT THE AGENCY TASKED WITH PROMOTING THE ADAM WALSH ACT The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (aka the “SMART Office”) is hosting a symposium in Chicago on July 17th and

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Does v. Snyder, an Update, July 2019

SPEAKER: Shelli Weisberg; Legislative Director for the Michigan ACLU Shelli talks about the Does v. Snyder case in the 6th Circuit Court.  She explains how there is a Does I and a Does II and tells us where

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The First Step Act, What it Means and What Comes Next, June 2019

June 2019, Molly Gill; Vice President for Policy with Families Against Mandatory Minimums Molly talks about the recently passed First Step Act.  She speaks to what it will do and what it will not accomplish for our particular

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The WAR Call May 2019

This is the 3rd edition of our Periodic Newsletter; a National publication from Women Against Registry. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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A Strengths-Based Treatment Program for Sexual Offenders: Content and Outcome, May 2019

SPEAKER: Dr. Liam Marshall;PhD, RP, ATSAF, is the founder & director of Rockwood Psychotherapy & Consulting Dr. Marshall believes in a support-based therapy. He treats individuals with tailor-made therapies, not a one-size-fits-all method.  He also focuses on an

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Symbolic Imprisonment, Grief, and Coping Theory, April 2019

SPEAKER: Dr. Avon Hart-Johnson;President and co-founder of DC Project Connect Dr. Hart-Johnson speaks about her studies on the loved ones of incarcerated individuals and how this situation creates a pseudo imprisonment for the un-incarcerated ones in these relationships. 

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut – voters repeal law limiting sex offenders

WINDSOR LOCKS, Connecticut — Voters decided Tuesday at a town meeting to repeal an 11-year-old ordinance banning people on the sex-offender registry from many public places in town. The 50-13 vote came after more than an hour of

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