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Innocent Men

My son is currently locked up awaiting to even see his court appointed attorney for the first time. He met a girl on a dating site. Her profile states that she is 20 years old. No surprise toRead more “Innocent Men”

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Helpless to protect my familey

I’m 43 years old so this story is from 21 years ago. I was a young man struggling with drug addiction. I was upswung at 13 years old in my home with my mom so needless to sayRead more “Helpless to protect my familey”

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Falsely Accused but took a deal

A year ago my ex-wife asked me for money. I refused. Then I was accused of doing something which I did not do and was subsequently arrested for it. Now I am not rich and could not affordRead more “Falsely Accused but took a deal”

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California Dreaming

Lately, more and more people in California are going free from the registry. I still can’t believe it. One day back Back in 2008 I went to the police station to do my annual registration. Even though IRead more “California Dreaming”

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Lowest Public Risk Score Possible…

When I was in my twenties I was in an accident and suffered bad head trauma. This lead to some serious side effects and as a result, I made a very bad choice and was sent to prison.Read more “Lowest Public Risk Score Possible…”

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Beaten in Shelter

I am afraid to stay in homeless shelters after being beaten up by thugs who are most likely worse criminals than myself. I have received a card, for my 288 while acting in concert, stating that I amRead more “Beaten in Shelter”

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Misinterpretations of a Father being a Father

I grew up in a family upbringing where you knew where your children were at all times. You could trust the neighborhood and the people they’d associate with. Any issues, the community, and family dynamics addressed matters inRead more “Misinterpretations of a Father being a Father”

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One wrong decision costed me more than anything

June 27, 2019. This is my story of how I ended up being on the registry in Iowa. I found out my girlfriend’s daughter was smoking cigarettes all over the house. I told her mother at the time.Read more “One wrong decision costed me more than anything”

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Juvenile offense = life sentence

My name is not important but my story is. When I was 14 I touched a girl in an inappropriate place. It was my girlfriend’s younger sister and it was after my friend gave me ecstasy. It wasRead more “Juvenile offense = life sentence”

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Graduation Party From Hell

My brother was 21 years of age and at a graduation party for himself and his classmates. It took him a bit longer to graduate because he has Cystic Fibrosis as well as learning difficulties. Everyone was drinkingRead more “Graduation Party From Hell”

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Go fee in California

California has passed a new tiering law and more than 70% of people on the registry have a chance at possibly going free. I’ve been on the registry for 22 years now and I’m only 39 years old.Read more “Go fee in California”

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Tortured

For the last 2 and 1/2 years, I’ve lived as a registrant. One small mistake and the rest of my life feels ruined. This has taken a toll on my family my friends and most of all meRead more “Tortured”

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Targeted and harassed by ongoing investigation sting operation

I was a victim of intimidation and bullying by the Lake County sheriff and a Carol Stream PD detective, among various other departments causing undue stress. Had been contacted by a person saying they were 16 and femaleRead more “Targeted and harassed by ongoing investigation sting operation”

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Lost and Disillusioned

My name is George. I was released from prison about one month ago after a 15 year sentence. It is important for me to say that I am incredibly sorry for the harm my actions have caused. IRead more “Lost and Disillusioned”

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Punished for an entrapment case

The reason I’m sharing my actual name is that I have nothing to hide. I was involved in an entrapment case in Oconto Wisconsin about 5 years ago. I placed an ad on Craigslist looking for an olderRead more “Punished for an entrapment case”

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The laws need to change

In 1991 I was convicted of sodomy and kidnapping. I was sentenced to jail time while I was in jail I did a program at the Oregon state hospital called 41B (it is now closed) it was aRead more “The laws need to change”

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Justice – just behavior or treatment.

I have been out on parole for two weeks after serving elven years in prison. When I was sentenced my crime was almost eight years in the past and as was said to me by my arresting officer,Read more “Justice – just behavior or treatment.”

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Another Notch on a District Attorney’s Belt.

Hello, my name is Shawn and growing up I was taught to help your fellow man, of course, if you’re able to. I was taught the same thing in church. Also was taught the innocent will prevail theRead more “Another Notch on a District Attorney’s Belt.”

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Totally screwed.

Back in 1994, I along with 2 others committed a string of robberies when we encountered a woman who had no money, so one of the guys violated her. My DNA was never retrieved because I did notRead more “Totally screwed.”

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Drifting away…

I was born in West Virginia to a wonderful woman and an emotionally unbalanced man. He abused her. She left. She was a good mom. Made a lot of mistakes but her heart was good. She found anotherRead more “Drifting away…”

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Liars

My husband was accused of inappropriately touching his daughter. Our lawyer told him to plead guilty under the Alfred doctrine. We never really went over the psi. I have collected an overwhelming amount of evidence showing that theRead more “Liars”

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My Nightmare

When I was 5 days old I was adopted, here is my story of my life of abuse. Things were fine the first few years, but after my abuse started, I feel that is when my adopted motherRead more “My Nightmare”

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The Phony War on Child Pornography

The Phony War on Child Pornography In the era of modern technology, society has become desensitized to the frequency of arrests and convictions of those who produce, distribute, collect and view child sex abuse material (CSAM), commonly referredRead more “The Phony War on Child Pornography”

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Innocence does not matter.

Hello my name is Joseph, My story started when my wife left me she was cheating on me and I was literally going through facial reconstruction surgery due to malpractice. I was alone broken mentally and physically andRead more “Innocence does not matter.”

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The Struggle Continues

I am a 49 yr old male convicted sex offender. I consider myself a former or ex sex offender. The title of sex offender or s.o. I’d just to permanent with the assumption of never recovering or movingRead more “The Struggle Continues”

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The Real Pain

I have been on this site many times not for me but for my wife and kids. All 5 of them. I am a registered citizen. I was convicted of sexual battery in Georgia. The laws from oneRead more “The Real Pain”

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Being on the registry is all I know

I’ve been registering for 21 years now and I’m not even 40 yet, I was A senior in high school when I met my wife/victim i was 17 when she became pregnant with our first child and 16Read more “Being on the registry is all I know”

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Forced to fight: Rights to be with your child

Many years ago I had saved my son’s life twice once from drowning and once from choking. In April 2011 my county and city officials passed local ordinances kicking me out of parks, harbors and beaches. Such bansRead more “Forced to fight: Rights to be with your child”

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Wide awake nightmare

I was still in high school when I met my wife/victim she was 14 and I was 17 she accidentally got pregnant and gave birth to our first child at 15 and i was now 18 2 weeksRead more “Wide awake nightmare”

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Just Lost

I have been married to my husband for 6 years. Before we meet he was in prison for 7 years because a girl lied about her age and even though they did not have sex he touched her.Read more “Just Lost”

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Life sentence without a trial

Made a really stupid joke to 17 year old female via text. No pictures, no swear words, signified as a joke , granted a stupid one, with emojis to emphasize the non serious intent of the statement. VeryRead more “Life sentence without a trial”

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God help me this is not fair

My name is ginger I’ve been on the registry for over 20 yrs.  I have never been in trouble again not even been back to jail.  I turned myself in to make myself look better. It was oneRead more “God help me this is not fair”

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Failures of our Military and Justice System

Where to begin? I guess I should start from the beginning. I was a young LCpl in the Marines who was being blackmailed by LCpl JV for an alleged sexual assault after a night of drinking. LCpl JVRead more “Failures of our Military and Justice System”

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It ruined his life, Now he’s afraid of how it will affect his children’s

My husband was charged with forcible rape at the age of 17. She was 14. He stopped when she asked him to. There was nothing forcible to it. They dropped the charge to endangering the welfare of aRead more “It ruined his life, Now he’s afraid of how it will affect his children’s”

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10 years to life

My first and only arrest led to a conviction of aggravated indecent solicitation of a minor under the age of 14. I was found guilty and I was sentenced to 34 months incarceration, 2 years of parole duringRead more “10 years to life”

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I made a mistake

January 23, 2020 is when charges totaling up to 28years were brought against me. I bribed my babysitter who was 16 to watch me perform actions on myself. This was a non-violate crime and no touching involved. IRead more “I made a mistake”

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To be or not to be? Lifetime Supervision

In 2016, I was arrested and eventually charged with 1st Degree Attempted Rape. To make a long story short, I was communicating with a female on social media who later told me she was 15 years old. IRead more “To be or not to be? Lifetime Supervision”

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New Years Eve

I was 19 at the time the woman was 16 it was New Years Eve all the neighborhood kids went to a local party cops busted in caught us in the act.

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Life as a sex offender

I was charged with possession of child porn about 3 years ago.  Its been very hard on my family and me. Let’s start at beginning, I had addictions. As I got older I needed more so I startedRead more “Life as a sex offender”

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Neighbor inflicts violence on my husband – a registered sex offender

My husband was charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor in Texas back in 2015 – due to a amendment in laws a portion of what he was charged with had been dropped – he holds an greenRead more “Neighbor inflicts violence on my husband – a registered sex offender”

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The man who has to register as a sex offender based on lies

  ST. LOUIS – He’s the sex offender who’s innocent. According to the reported victims, Curtis Scott Hansen didn’t do it. Tuesday’s interview with Hansen is part of Fox 2’s ongoing investigation into why the Missouri justice systemRead more “The man who has to register as a sex offender based on lies”

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Stanley’s story as an Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled individual

Background on Stanley: Stan was born Jul 1990, there was difficulty during birth, the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck and cut of oxygen to the brain. Suffered from “seizures” from age one to age four, sometimesRead more “Stanley’s story as an Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled individual”

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

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The Unconstitutionality Of Sex Offense Laws – Catherine Carpenter

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A Public Service Announcement

 Before watching any porn, watch this video.

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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 justRead more “Once upon a time A story by the Person I Have Become”

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young innocent victims

I am 15 years old and have experienced far too much for my age. I have seen my father in handcuffs and seen him behind glass. I have sat in court and listened to all of his chargesRead more “young innocent victims”

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JoAnn’s Story

THE UNFORGIVABLE CRIME 31 years ago my husband was 26 years old.  With only a statement from one individual, the STATE of FLORIDA  charged him with “Lewd and Lascivious Behavior”.   He was tried and convicted without any concrete evidence then sentenced to 3 years in prison andRead more “JoAnn’s Story”

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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.Read more “Herb’s Story.”

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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 ofRead more “John’s Story”

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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 everythingRead more “Linda’s story”

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Allison’s story

I found this group, Women Against Registry, through Illinois Voices for Reform and have become very interested in it. I am married to a former offender and have the same beliefs as W.A.R. I love my husband (D.)Read more “Allison’s story”

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Anonymous Story

I’m a registrant with a non contact charge. My wife and I live in a Florida city and have been at the current location for seven years. Some neighbors say hello daily, one brings a gift to ourRead more “Anonymous Story”

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Christine’s Story

Christine Smith will never forget the moment she watched her 21-year-old son being led out of a Florida courtroom in handcuffs. “This is not happening, this is not happening, this is not happening,” she recalls thinking at theRead more “Christine’s Story”

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Peggy’s Story

My husband was arrested fifteen years ago for a Non-contact offense. His time has been completed, service rendered. He moved up north, from Florida, after time completed. We met not long after he relocated, fell in love, andRead more “Peggy’s Story”

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Matt’s Story

It was May 16, my husband and I, along with the granddaughter, went to a car show in Ocean City, Maryland. During the drive I had one of those strange feeling that Moms get that something is wrong. I calledRead more “Matt’s Story”

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