Reform Sex Offender Laws Asks for Response From Governor Haley

Cambridge, Mass.– On July, 21, 2013, two vigilantes, Jeremy Moody and his wife Christine, chose a victim from the South Carolina sex offender public registry, went to the victim’s home, gained access through a ruse, and murdered him with knife and gun. For no offense other than being there, his wife was murdered in like fashion. Charles Parker had been…

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Vigilante Assaults on the Rise – A Return to a Lawless America?

Cambridge, Mass.–In a span of only a few months’ time, local and national media, fueled by the fires of social media, have documented an alarming rise in open, public vigilante attacks against citizens of this country. Some of these citizens had been merely accused of a crime, and, before there could even be a criminal trial, vigilantes took the law…

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CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS SIMILARITIES, DIFFERENCES BETWEEN “QUEERS” AND SEX OFFENDERS

Cambridge, MA — Advocates for sex offenders, registrants, and family members will convene in Los Angeles for the 5th Annual National Reform Sex Offender Laws conference, “Justice for All,” from August 30 through September 1. The focus of the conference is the reform of existing sex offender laws throughout the nation that deny civil rights to more than 750,000 sex…

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Call to Action from RSOL and W.A.R.

URGENT from RSOL and W.A.R.: Attention Everyone! New Jersey’s Congressman Chris Smith is at it again! He wants to restrict/revoke the passports of Registered Sex Offenders. First there was 2008’s HR5722. Then there was 2009’s HR1623 followed by 2010’s HR5138. And then again in 2011 there was HR3253 plus TWO “Trafficking” Bills with passport restrictions for RSO’s HR2830 AND HR3589.…

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SC Call for Registry Reform

RSOL Executive Director Brenda Jones calls for registry reform in the wake of a double murder in South Carolina. GREENVILLE, SC FOX Carolina 21– At its heart, law enforcement agencies across the country say that the sex offender registry is a great resource when used. For example, when people are moving into a neighborhood, or perhaps if they have questions…

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RSOL Calls for Immediate Moratorium on SC Sex Offender Registry; Demands Response from Gov. Haley

Reform Sex Offender Laws, Inc. (RSOL) denounces the brutal murders of Gretchen and Charles Parker and calls for immediate action to be taken to render sex offender registries less effective as vigilante hit lists. We specifically ask South Carolina governor Nikki Haley to use her executive powers to remove registrants’ street addresses from public view until the Legislature can consider…

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The Sex Offender Battle

There is a battle going on. It is exemplified perfectly in these two opposing headlines that were right next to each other in a list of subject-related articles: “Prevent Rape and Kidnapping With a Sex Offender Map Online” and “Nature of sex crimes limits registry’s effectiveness.” The first is an advertisement posing as an article: it is touting the necessity…

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Can I Travel Overseas?

Can I get a passport? Are there places that I can’t go if I am on a sex offender registry in the United States? How about just in the U.S.? Get the answers to these questions and more at the RSOL “Justice for All” Conference starting August 29 in Los Angeles. The workshop “Registered Traveler,” presented by Virginia Hall, CA…

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