Sex offender ban includes grandparents

A grandparent who has been convicted as a sexually violent predator would not be able to care for his or her grandchildren under the current version of a bill barring predators from serving as child care providers. That possible scenario is perhaps the last remaining concern among legislators who have so far been unanimous in […] [Read More]

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The insanity of prosecuting sexting as child pornography

By Rory Fleming . . . In America, an 80-year-old man can have sex with a consenting 16-year-old without breaking the law in over half the states. But the possession by an 18-year-old of a digital image of a 17-year-old’s bare breast is considered by our legal system as the equivalent of setting off a nuclear bomb in a national…

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Ekiti state moves to publicly shame sex offenders by displaying their photographs in prominent places

[alternativeafrica.com – 3/18/19] Ekiti State Government in the western zone of Nigeria Monday announced new measures aimed at curbing sexual violence, especially child defilement and rape in the state. The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Wale Fapounda at a press conference to announce the new measures disclosed that persons currently standing trial […] [Read More]

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RM68: Why do PA & MI try to keep everyone forever?

In Episode 68 of Registry Matters: A Massachusetts town wants to use intervention before behavior escalates; We continue to hamper formerly incarcerated people from moving on in life; Law enforcement and victims advocates are scrambling in PA and MI regarding people coming off the public registry; Decades after, people are civilly suing organizations; Executive budget proposes only 1/5 of the…

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