Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave!

Perhaps you have heard the colloquialism, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when at first we practice to deceive.” It may be a pithy saying, but it has teeth in prison. Some prison relationships are built on

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Separating Children from Their Parents is Not a New Phenomenon

Recently, news stories have dominated the media regarding the tragic separation of children from their parents who entered the United States illegally. I would guess that most people, regardless of political affiliation, find these stories heartbreaking and feel

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Learning How to Relax in a Muddle of Noise

“Ticket-free field house!” the unit officer called out over the loudspeaker. I stepped into the hallway, joining the crowd streaming from the dayroom and bathroom where they had congregated, anticipating the call. We merged into a tentatively shuffling

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Forgiveness is Hard, But is it Ever Deserved?

Forgiveness is hard. Shoot, it’s hard enough when the offense is personal but no lasting harm has been done. I think it’s just human nature to find forgiveness difficult. First, we want the offender to be sorry, but

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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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Federal Lawsuit Against State DOC Alleges Due Process, Civil Rights Violations in Lifetime GPS Monitoring

A Chicago law firm has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections alleging civil rights violations concerning the use of GPS monitoring for sex offenders — many of whom have completed their sentences and are not

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Terror in an Imagined Nightmare

This past week, a friend of mine was told he had a visitor at the prison to see him. He hadn’t been expecting a visit because he knew the loved ones that normally visited him were not able

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Building New Communities, One “Hello” at a Time

January 28, 2019, 2:41 am In the hallway where I live in prison, most of the cells are occupied by other prisoners who are also in the same college program I am in. A few others who are

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Listen Up! It Will Change Your Life

February 19, 2019, 1:22 am Lately, I’ve been digging a lot into the relevance of stories. I have interest because I desire that my story will have meaning, and that the stories of those I’ve harmed will also

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Ron Book DUI: Dashcam Video Released

March 1, 2019, 3:12 am The dash-cam video of lobbyist Ron Book’s failed DUI field sobriety test has been released to the media. The video shows a clearly impaired Book barely able to walk a straight line –

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The WAR Call February 2019

This is the 2nd 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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The WAR Call February 2019 Condensed

This condensed edition of our newsletter is a B&W version with pictures and graphics removed. It is designed to be sent to prisons with restrictive mail limitations. Click on the “Read More” link to view the pdf of the newsletter.

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Customers of massage parlor begin to fight back

February 27, 2019, 8:24 pm Customers of the now infamous Florida massage parlors have filed a Complaint for Emergency Declaratory Judgment against the Jupiter Police Department. The complaint seeks to block the release of videos, photos, customer list

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Ron Book Arrest Paperwork Filed

February 27, 2019, 4:36 pm The Booking Report from Lobbyist Ron Book’s arrest in Florida has been filed in his DUI case and can be read here: Download the PDF file . Since his arrest, Ron Book and

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Oklahoma: Another person required to register as a sex offender killed.

February 27, 2019, 12:37 pm A 60 year old man was killed in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma on Sunday. Police say he was shot twice and “likely died in agony” as it is “believed that he tried to get

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Why Sex Offender Registries Keep Growing Even as Sexual Violence Rates Fall

Lists that include out-of-state visitors are inflating the numbers and keeping fear at a boil. Quentin (not his real name) was convicted eight years ago of child pornography possession in Florida. He served his time and has since

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Ron Book’s account of his DUI arrest inconsistent with police and witness report.

February 26, 2019, 2:23 pm Details are beginning to emerge from Ron Book’s DUI arrest Sunday Night and as more information comes to us, we will continue to share it. Here’s what we know so far. Ron Book

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Ron Book ARRESTED in DUI!

February 25, 2019, 6:12 pm Last night, Feb 24, 2019, Lobbyist Ron Book (and father of State Senator Lauren Book) was arrested and charged with DUI after crashing his Lamborghini in Plantation, Florida.   Go to Source Author:

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Michigan’s SORA is punishment, says MI Attorney General in amicus briefs

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed amicus briefs in the Michigan Supreme Court today in Michigan v Snyder (Case number 153696) and People v Betts (Case number 148981), arguing that Michigan’s sex offender registration and notification requirements are punishment because they are so burdensome and fail to distinguish between dangerous offenders and those who are not a threat to the community.

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Miami Herald: They dated since he was 17. He turned 18 and now faces 15 years behind bars.

February 6, 2019, 12:27 pm A Coral Shores High School student in the Florida Keys is facing 15 years in prison and life as a registered sex offender for continuing to date his 15-year-old girlfriend after he turned

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