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Recidivism: the great lie of “frightening and high”

  By Derek Logue . . . “In so many instances these individuals should never ever be allowed out for a second chance, they’re ticking time bombs, its not a questions if they a re-offend, it’s a question of when they re-offend.” – Lauren Book, Current FL State Senator and victim industry advocate [1] “There is a 90 percent likelihood of recidivism for…

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Courage: Yes, sex offender registrants have it too

  This is a story of a man who, like so many of our supporters, has a past history that includes a sexual assault conviction and required public sex offender registration. Marty Weiss, a well-known former Hollywood child talent manager, has been a California 290 registrant since 2011.  The media likes to portray sex offender registrants as one dimensional, and…

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Registry Matters Podcast Episode 9 – Who represents the victims?

Who represents the victims? NARSOL, SOSEN, WAR and other organizations are fighting for those of us on the registry.  Why are we fighting for the rights of those that have committed crimes?   Our topic tonight is about protecting the victims. You have people who have committed heinous offenses. The victim may have to go through psychological treatment for years…

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CO: Greeley’s Alternative Homes for Youth works to rehabilitate juvenile sex offenders

Shayna Miller’s goal every day is to help the kids she works with do something in which they can take pride. That can include volunteer work, gardening, schoolwork, art and more. She hopes that way they’ll realize they can be more than the crime they committed. Miller is the executive director of Alternative Homes for Youth in Greeley, a nonprofit…

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