Abolish the sex offender registry

[thenorthernlight.org – 4/29/19] It’s not easy to come to the defense of nonviolent sex offenders. Any lawmaker that considers reforming the excessively-punitive registry will start out on the losing side of the public’s perception. For starters, there is an erroneous assumption that the registry entirely comprises of rapists and pedophiles. On top of that, sex […] [Read More]

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Opinion: Abolish the Registry

This is an article from The Northern Light Newspaper, in Alaska, that examines the issues that the registry creates. It’s not easy to come to the defense of nonviolent sex offenders. Any lawmaker that considers reforming the excessively-punitive registry will start out on the losing side of the public’s perception. For starters, there is an erroneous assumption that the registry…

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Registry Matters episode 74: Lacy v. Butts 5th Amendment self incrimination

In episode 74 of Registry Matters. Larry and Andy are joined by John from Vermont who is joining us to broaden our horizons: A proposed bill in Congress  ponders if college should be more accessible to those incarcerated; Baltimore prosecutors are determined to convict someone where evidence strongly suggests otherwise; 23 states harshly punish minors for sexting; Cities are using…

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