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Janice’s Journal: Summer Summary

It has been a long, hot summer and we have much to be proud of. We stopped three bills in the state legislature (AB 201, SB 267 and SB 54) and we forced the modification of an additional bill (SB 448). If the legislators who proposed the bills had their… Read More >>

California RSOL Leads Protest in Carson

California RSOL led a second protest in Carson to voice opposition to the city ordinance that prohibits all registered citizens from both visiting and residing near public and private places. The protest included a demonstration outside… Read More >>

CA RSOL Meeting August 29 in Berkeley

The last California RSOL meeting of the summer will take place in Berkeley on August 29, 2015. Please join us for networking, support and an update about CA RSOL’s effort to restore the Civil Rights for those required to register pursuant… Read More >>

PA: 3 men jailed for separate sex assaults of 12-year-old girl from OKCupid dating website

A trio of Lancaster County men recently stood before a local judge and admitted to sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl they met in an online chatroom. … Each man told Reinaker they met the girl through OKCupid, an online dating website. … Read More >>

VA: Sex offenders who have kids put schools in awkward spot

Bayside Middle School administrators banned the father of a student this past school year after learning he had pleaded guilty a decade earlier to having sex with a 14-year-old when he was 21. Full Article… Read More >>

Shelby Introduces International Megan’s Law to Prevent Child Exploitation

WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, July 27, 2015 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today introduced S.1867, legislation to protect children from exploitation by establishing an international notification system to provide advanced notice… Read More >>

Living with 290: Pulling the Rug Out from Under Me (and my family)

I was just released three months ago. My father came to be with me for the first week, as he had moved out to Texas for his job some years ago. He, along with the rest of my family who live locally, wanted to help me settle in.

The day after my release,…

Convicted sex offenders seeking more rights in Carson

On a street corner in a city where they aren’t welcome, a handful of convicted sex offenders continues to press the city of Carson to change its ways. Full Article… Read More >>

NY: Bronx Dad’s Case Tests Restrictions on Sex Offenders

MANHATTAN (CN) – With a name resembling a kindergartner’s alphabet primer, the lawsuit ABC v. DEF takes on far more insidious themes – namely the parental rights of a Bronx man who spent eight years in prison for raping his… Read More >>

ME: Residency restrictions for sex offenders offer false sense of security (Editorial)

Old Orchard Beach is considering placing restrictions on where sex offenders can live in the seaside, southern Maine community. While such restrictions could make residents and visitors feel safer, registries and limits on where offenders… Read More >>

Senate Committee Passes SB 448 after Author Promises to Amend

The Senate Public Safety Committee passed Senate Bill 448 in a vote of 7 to 0 after the bill’s author, Senator Ben Hueso (Democrat, San Diego), promised to amend it. According to Committee Chair Loni Hancock, the amendments are to include… Read More >>

CA RSOL Meeting in Los Angeles – July 25

California RSOL will return its monthly meeting to Los Angeles on July 25. As usual, the location is the ACLU Building at 1313 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Start time is 10 am.

We will focus on current topics, including pending legislation… Read More >>

Report a sex offender on Craigslist, win cash prize (SLO PD)

The San Luis Obispo Police Department and SLO County nonprofit Crime Stoppers have issued a cash reward to a tipster who reported a Craigslist post containing a photograph of a man’s genitalia and a message soliciting “young girls” … Read More >>

IA: Break up Iowa’s sex-offender clusters (Opinion)

Three previously convicted sex offenders living in a west Davenport mobile home park are heading back to prison for abusing more kids. Full Op-Ed Article… Read More >>

‘Right to be forgotten’ threatens free speech

Last year the European Union’s highest court ruled that European citizens have a “right to be forgotten” when it comes to search links to unfavorable Internet posts that are harmful and irrelevant. The court ruled in favorRead More >>

Ruling in sex assault case: Doe vs. Regents of UC San Diego

This is be­lieved to be the first ju­di­cial rul­ing in re­cent years to find that a uni­versity failed to provide a fair tri­al in a sexu­al mis­con­duct case. Some leg­al ex­perts say the find­ing could have a broad na­tion­al … Read More >>

CORONA: Sex offender ordinance may change

Long-standing housing restrictions for convicted sex offenders in Corona could be amended Wednesday, July 15, bringing the city into compliance with a state law passed in March. Full Article

What: The Corona City Council may change city … Read More >>

Here’s an IUD–but wait! You can’t have sex yet! [Opinion]

By now virtually everyone in the “sex offender laws reform” camp knows the story of Zack Anderson, the 19 year old Indiana youth who faces imprisonment and sex offender registration for a sexual liaison with a 14 year old who pretended to… Read More >>

General Comments July 2015

Comments that are not specific to a certain post should go here, for the month of July 2015. Contributions should relate to the cause and goals of this organization and please, keep it courteous and civil.… Read More >>

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