CO: Court upholds ruling to require teen who traded naked selfies with girls his age to register as a sex offender

[sentinelsource.com – 6/28/19] Colorado’s Supreme Court upheld a ruling last week that required a juvenile boy to register as a sex offender after sexting and trading erotic pictures with two girls roughly his age, a split decision that highlights states’ recent struggles with applying laws passed in a less tech-heavy age. It began, according to […] [Read More]

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Collateral damage — learning to live without regret: Part VII-Conclusion

See also: Part I  Part II  Part III  Part IV  Part V  Part VI Part VII: Getting Better By Daisy . . . I am so proud of my husband for what he has achieved in the face of all of the difficulties and challenges that have confronted him over the past 16 years. Just six years ago, I would not have believed that…

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Tennessee legislation rips families apart

Reprinted in full with permission By Steve Yoder . . . Last Sunday, Jason broke the news to his 7-year-old daughter: He’d be moving out. When a new Tennessee law goes into effect Monday, he will be barred from living with her. The law, Senate Bill 425, also forbids him from being alone with his daughter, meaning he can’t handle…

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FL: Florida’s sex offender population is aging. Where can they live out their silver years?

[miamiherald.co – 6/20/19] When Mark Sullivan found his roommate, Aquila “Bud” Albertson, grasping onto their refrigerator door, clearly in pain, Sullivan said the 94-year-old needed medical attention, but Albertson tried to downplay it. The roommates both knew Albertson wasn’t getting the medical care he needed daily. It was left to Sullivan to feed him, give […] [Read More]

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NARSOL speaks out against stranger-danger

Used with permission By Michael Hobbes . . . The hotel industry has never liked Airbnb. Since the launch of the short-term rental company in 2008, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the sector’s trade group and lobbying arm, has urged cities to tax, restrict and prohibit Airbnb’s activities. But now the industry may be encouraging a new tactic: inciting…

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