Georgia private probation companies expand sex offender industry

In 1994 the Jacob Wetterling Act established the first national sex offender registry law, and Indiana’s “Zachary’s Law” placed their state registry online. In 1996 “Megan’s Law” was passed at the federal level, forcing states to maintain publicly accessible registries and allowing all levels of community notification. In 1997 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld civil commitment in Kansas v. Hendricks, and a…

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RSOL MEMBERSHIP!

Look to your right. —>> See something new? A membership option! Why join RSOL? When you do, you can take pride that you are supporting one of the few organizations fighting for the civil rights of Registered Citizens and others with past convictions for a sexual offense. Our supporters are our lifeblood, allowing us to continue such programs as our prison project,…

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Have you heard about sex trafficking?

Sex trafficking is the new sex offender industry buzzword. The media propaganda machine, fueled by the political opportunists, is up and going, and the numbers being thrown around stagger the imagination. If the number of innocent children–some snatched off the street never to be seen again–forced into sex trafficking were factual, almost every one of us would know of at…

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Have we reached the sex offender registration tipping point?

According to Merriam and Webster, a tipping point is the critical point in a situation, process, or system beyond which a significant and often unstoppable effect or change takes place. Maybe overload point would be a better descriptor. In Chicago, a sort of tipping point seems to have been reached at the Chicago Police Department where registrants must renew their registration…

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National RSOL Admin Team members on talk radio

The Blog Talk Radio Show ”Changing Sex Offender Laws” presents National Reform Sex Offender Laws (RSOL): “The Big Picture affecting our nation.” Part 1: March 2, 2014 at 8:00 pm (PST) The National RSOL Executive Director, Brenda Jones, will participate in an Internet radio show to discuss the issues and the demoralizing effect that the public sex offender registry has…

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