Children In The UK As Young As 4 Are Being Investigated and Given Criminal Records For Sexting

[inquisitr.com – 12/30/19] Thousands of children across the United Kingdom — some as young as four years old — have been investigated by the police for “sexting” — that is, consensually sharing sexually explicit images of themselves with each other, The Guardian reports. In some cases, the children have even been given criminal records. Laws […] [Read More]

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CA: State court revives psychotherapist challenge to law on patients who reveal child porn activity

[sfchronicle.com – 12/26/19] The California Supreme Court revived a challenge by psychotherapists Thursday to a state law requiring them to notify the government about any patient who has viewed child pornography. The law, passed in 2014, expanded statutes from the 1980s that required therapists to report to police or child welfare offices — or face […] [Read More]

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Nothing to do New Year’s Eve? Join us

NARSOL is hosting a special conference call on December 31 and hopes, with this call, to provide encouragement and hope for those who have no place to go, feel isolated, or lack support during the holiday season when loneliness can be a significant issue. We will begin the call at 8:00 p.m. eastern time and plan to have the lines open for 3 hours. This will be an open mic…

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IL: Illinois law will remove the statute of limitations for adult sex crimes

[mdjonline.com – 12/26/19] A new law will remove the statute of limitations for sexual assault crimes in Illinois. Lawmakers passed House Bill 2135 this spring. Oswego state Rep. Keith Wheeler introduced the measure in the House. Aurora state Sen. Linda Holmes introduced the Senate version. The law will remove the statute of limitations for the prosecution of […] [Read More]

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NARSOL’s special Christmas Eve conference call a success

NARSOL’s Christmas Eve phone call was, by all accounts, very well received. The total number participating is hard to determine as callers came and went. NARSOL board members present at varying points, in addition to Richard who hosted the call, were Brenda, Larry, and Sandy. NARSOL state organizations participating were PARSOL (Pennsylvania), One Standard of Justice (Connecticut), NCRSOL (North Carolina)…

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