Proposed Bill in Mississippi Will Make Employment for Sex Offenders Even More Difficult

A bill pending in the Mississippi Legislature would require employers of registered sex offenders to notify parents or guardians of minors who might be in direct, private and unsupervised contact with the employee. The bill would apply to all registered sex offenders regardless of the date of conviction. The House Judiciary B Committee on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 2532 to…

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Florida’sRegistry Proves Inescapable

It was the kind of headline guaranteed to generate clicks even over the winter holidays and amid a federal government shutdown: “Number of Sex Offenders Living in Florida Is Growing,” warned the Associated Press. In December, the Florida legislative auditor’s office released a report noting that the number of people on the state’s sex offender […] [Read More]

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The cornerstone: Paul Shannon and his legacy of reform

By Robin . . . In February 2019, renowned author and social activist Judith Levine gave a presentation entitled “The Feminist & The Sex Offender” at an event primarily sponsored by the Sex Offender Policy Reform Initiative (SOPRI). While I was unable to attend, after viewing the YouTube video of her talk, I found it to be very informative and…

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Registry Matters Episode 66: Court provides new tool to challenge registration

Episode 66 of Registry Matters topics:, Answering listener questions; New York Supreme Court says you can’t put someone on sex offender supervision for a non-sexual offense; Concrete thrown through registrant’s window day after police detail removed; We have a double standard between sexes in sexual offenses; Democrats extend statute of limitations in New York leading to a big uptick in…

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