If employment and rehabilitation are important to the TN DOC, why have they made it more difficult?

By Sandy . . . Ask anyone in law enforcement what the ultimate goal of the criminal justice system is, or at least what it should be, and a great many of them will answer, “Rehabilitation.” A search of a few random states on this issue yielded remarkably similar results: NH: . . .  services that promote successful re-entry into…

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Sex Offenders: Fear vs. Fact on Halloween

Media fearmongering over “Registered Sex Offenders” in the community has become an annual Halloween tradition in the same way as razor blades and poison in candy. Wendy Murphy (who famously stated she “never met a false rape claim” during the Duke Lacrosse case) declared in the Boston Herald that “Halloween is like […] [Read More]

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She Poses as Teen Girls to Catch Pedophiles Online

The new Discovery+ series “Undercover Underage” trails Roo Powell, who regularly poses as young girls—employing a variety of disguises—to catch child sexual predators online. Filling the vacuum left by NBC’s popular To Catch a Predator (which last aired in 2007), Undercover Underage charts the efforts of intrepid activists to identify and gather […] [Read More]

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NARSOL press release calls out NCMEC for false information

In its release against ALI, NCMEC not only makes false implications, they print actual lies. They imply that stranger danger is a serious threat to children, but they lie in saying that if there were no public sex offense registry, companies that hire people to work with youth would have no way of determining if a person had a sexual…

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NARSOL’s 2021 award winners and a big Thank You to conference attendees

Every year during our conference, NARSOL recognizes a few people who have made outstanding contributions to our cause throughout the year or for several years. We have been criticized for this practice, but we feel it is vital to publicly recognize those whose efforts and contributions have been so valuable to NARSOL and to the advocacy we represent, and to…

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Stellar presentation by Chicago 400 wraps up NARSOL’s 2021 conference

Laurie Jo Reynolds is an artist, policy advocate, and organizer who has spent two decades countering the demonization, warehousing, and social exclusion of people in the criminal legal system. Reynolds currently collaborates with the Chicago 400, formerly incarcerated people who have been forced into homelessness due to housing banishment laws. They are leading an inspiring legislative and public education campaign—premised in…

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Day two of NARSOL’s 2021 conference features Dubbeling, Horowitz, Molnar

The second day of NARSOL’s 2021 Houston conference opened with attorney Paul Dubbeling. Mr. Dubbeling addressed the audience on the topic of affecting change using an integrated approach. The initial step, he stressed was education. This lays the groundwork and therefore can be considered the most important. Education, explained Paul, consists of three forms, and all must be utilized. Education…

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