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Father of 5 says life on sex offender registry has forced him and his family into homelessness

By Diane Walker| November 30, 2018 at 8:30 PM EST – Updated December 3 at 12:38 PM RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Many people may be unconcerned with what someone on the registry goes through, but William Walker said he hopes

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The W.A.R. Call: November, 2018

Welcome to: The W.A.R. Call November, 2018 The Women Against Registry National Newsletter Thank you for reading the inaugural edition of our periodic newsletter.  It is our intention to produce this newsletter two to four times per year.

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Residency restrictions in IL are presented to SCOTUS

Joshua Vasquez, et al., Petitioners v. Kimberly Foxx, State’s Attorney of Cook County, Illinois https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/18-386.html (17-1061)  18-386  

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Federal Judge Advocates Jury Nullification After Being Shocked by Overzealous Child Pornography Prosecution

It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions. J.D. Tuccille  Nov. 6, 2018 12:01 am “This is a shocking case. This is a case that

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ACTION ALERT! The fight to remove the 2018 Farm Bill’s ban on Registered Citizens from SNAP

by Derek W. Logue • September 29, 2018 While America (and even the registry reform movement) was focused on the Kavanaugh SCOTUS hearings, the ability of thousands of registered citizens and their entire families were imperiled. The Agriculture

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Arizona Justices: You can’t jail homeless sex offenders for not registering new address

Registered sex offenders who become homeless can’t be jailed for failing to immediately report their new address to law enforcement, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday. The justices acknowledged state law spells out that anyone who is required

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States Can’t Make Up New Laws to Punish Old Conduct Just Because They Call Them “Civil”

Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution provides that “[n]o State shall … pass any … Ex Post Facto law.” The Ex Post Facto Clause was incorporated into the Constitution to prohibit states from enacting retrospective legislation, which the Framers

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Bethea, Petitioner v. NC for writ of certiorari SCOTUS ex post facto

https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/18-308.html            

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Does v Swearingen (ex post facto) case filed October 2018

Does-v-Swearingen-Complaint.pdf 10/08/2018 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Miami Division Download the PDF file .

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How To Contact the Senate Judiciary Committee

To contact the Senate Judiciary Committee: This information was current on Oct 3, 2018 Orrin Hatch (UT): (202) 224-5251   202-224-5251 John Cornyn (TX): (202) 224-2934   202-224-2934 Ted Cruz (TX): (202) 224-5922   202-224-5922 Jeff Flake (AZ): (202) 224-4521   202-224-4521

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Is Kavanaugh guilty of Ford’s accusations? Of Ramirez’s? Of Swetnick’s?

We don’t know. Is Kavanaugh innocent? We don’t know. If he is guilty, is immaturity and high-school-boy-stupidity the best explanation and the assumption that he has grown up a given, or was and is something more sinister at

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SCOTUS Oral Arguments Audio

The Audio recordings of the Supreme Court Of The United States are available every Friday after they are argued. Visit this link to listen to them. SCOTUS audio recordings

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Argument preview: Justices face nondelegation challenge to federal sex-offender registration law

update Oct 2, 2018  Gundy-oral-argument-17-6086_9ol1.pdf update Oct 5, 2018 Friday the audio of the oral arguments was posted here https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/audio/2018/17-6086 Over 12 years ago, Congress enacted the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. One provision of SORNA created a requirement that a convicted

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Women Against Registry stands in opposition to the discriminatory Florida Amendment 4

Women Against Registry stands in opposition to the discriminatory Florida Amendment 4 Please read the below PDF. A statement from Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) in opposition to the upcoming vote in Florida on Amendment 4 giving rights to

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vigilante reprisals, physical attacks, and even murders

Subsequent to the establishment of publicly disclosed sex offender registries in or about 2006, there have been dozens of reports of vigilante reprisals, physical attacks, and even murders of individuals on public sex offender registries that occurred solely because the victim

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The Dobbs Wire: BANISHED from New York City — have a listen!

Last week the prestigious New York City Bar Association hosted an important live panel discussion, “Banished from New York City.”  A packed house heard about New York’s draconian sex laws including one with the innocent sounding name of

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Once upon a time A story by the Person I Have Become

‘Once upon a time’ is a good beginning for a children’s story, or maybe for a poem, but this is neither of those. This is about me. This is my story.  But who am I? Well, let’s just

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Does a Watched Pot Boil? A Time-Series Analysis of New York State’s Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law

A study conducted of sexual crimes in New York by Jeffrey Sandler, Kelly Socia, and Naomi Freeman in 2008 found more than 95 percent of registerable sexual offenses and more than 94 percent of sexual offenses against children

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