Collateral damage — learning to live without regret: Part III

See also: Part I  Part II Part III: And it all came tumbling down By Daisy . . . It was early in the morning on that summer day in 2003 when we heard a knock on our apartment door. As young, success-minded individuals, we were living above our affordability range in an apartment within a beautiful brick home in…

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China: Restrictions on child sex offenders

[shanghai.gov.cn – 5/30/19] Sex offenders will no longer be able to work for local enterprises, public institutions and social organizations that involve contact with children, the Shanghai People’s Procuratorate announced yesterday. It issued a document on an employment restriction system to cover all city enterprises, public institutions and social organizations which have special duties in […] [Read More]

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New study shows sexual offense recidivism rates lower than previous estimates

By Maynard Law Office; reprinted with permission . . . Recently, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report entitled, “Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from State Prison: A 9-Year Follow Up (2005-2014).” “Notwithstanding the sensationalist headline (“three times as likely”), the statistics reported are actually quite favorable. First, it’s important to note that this BOJ report is not based on samples…

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ATTENTION: Meeting for those in Georgia

When: Thursday, June 13th, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Locust Grove Public Library, 115 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Locust Grove, GA 30248 What: Meeting co-hosted by NARSOL and GA RSOL Why: Info about pending litigation in Georgia; info about building a stronger Georgia affiliate Who: All Georgia citizens impacted by the sexual offense registry Sign up so we…

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Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal

[nypost.com – 5/27/19] Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for trading X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl, he was getting hot and bothered about sex offenders living in the congressional district he represented. Weiner’s office repeatedly called […] [Read More]

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Missouri joins nationwide sex offender registry

[theeagle.com/ – 5/25/19] Missouri is the 20th state to join a nationwide sex offender registry. OffenderWatch said in a news release this week that every Missouri law enforcement agency that manages or investigates registered sex offenders will be able to collaborate on offender records, aid each other in investigations and share notifications with the public. […] [Read More]

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