Impacts of Does v. Snyder reach to Tennessee

By Larry . . . The case of Doe v. Rausch contains a very thorough analysis regarding the history of sex offender registration in Tennessee and the developing body of case law in the Sixth Circuit which resulted in a favorable outcome for Doe. Due to the limited scope of the court’s ruling, I think that the chances of an…

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NARSOL demands the end to state-sponsored facilitation of vigilante murders

On May 16, in Omaha, Nebraska, James Fairbanks went to the home of Mattieo Condoluci, an individual on the Nebraska Sex Offender Registry, and shot him to death. Fairbanks had identified Condoluci from the registry. He turned himself in and is awaiting charges. This is a pattern we have seen played out over the years, registrants murdered by vigilantes using…

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North Carolina ordered to remove more than 1,000 from registry

By Robin . . . Congratulations to NARSOL’s attorney, Paul Dubbeling, who has successfully challenged the constitutionality of registering individuals who moved to North Carolina prior to December, 2006, with convictions from out-of-state. Federal District Court Judge Terrence Boyle signed an order yesterday (May 12) agreeing that these individuals (more than 1,000 of them) were placed on the N.C. registry…

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The Coronavirus as seen through the eyes of our Insiders

Part XI: “I knew some of those who have died” See also   Part I   Part II  Part III   Part IV   Part V   Part VI   Part VII   Part VIII   Part IX   Part X  Part XII Jay G. 5/5 (Seagoville, TX) I am incarcerated at Seagoville FCI in Texas. Prior to this location, I was locked up at Oakdale from 2013 until…

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Who Can We Believe?

By Sandy . . . A democracy works as it should only when the people trust their elected officials. Trust is not a given; it is earned, and the key to earning it is truthfulness, honesty, and candor. In this age of fake news, claims of fake news, and social media pundits who can spread both at the speed of…

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The Coronavirus as seen through the eyes of our Insiders

Part X: “I just want to bring him home while he is still alive” See also   Part I   Part II  Part III   Part IV   Part V   Part VI   Part VII   Part VIII   Part IX  Part XI  Part XII Marsha, like Julie in Part VI, is not herself an Insider; she writes this on behalf of her 72 year old husband,…

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The Coronavirus as seen through the eyes of our Insiders

See also: Part II  Part III   Part IV   Part V   Part VI   Part VII   Part VIII   Part IX   Part X   Part XI  Part XII Who are the Insiders? They are the men and women, boys and girls incarcerated due a sexual crime conviction. NARSOL has received articles, op-eds, and original art from them for many years now, and their contributions,…

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“How much shame and suffering are enough?”

Editor’s note: This was a reply to a recent blog post on our site. After communicating with the author, the decision was made to post this as a separate blog entry. The writer wants to be known as a daughter who promotes kindness. By Jill . . . I want to thank all of the volunteers who are affiliated with…

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What keeps us safe? It’s sure not the sexual offense registry

Published 4/16 at Life on the List By Sandy Rozek Sex offenders have always been with us. Those who are convicted of committing rape and sexual assault and child molestation have always been punished and then released into the community. They were not registered. They did not have to “check in” with law enforcement once they were no longer on…

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A mother’s frantic plea: Stop the evil that is happening inside our federal prisons

By Sandy . . . A mother whose son is incarcerated in a federal prison in Ohio and may have Covid-19 reached out to me. After verifying the facts she had given me, I wrote an article and sent it to all of the major newspapers in Ohio. The Vindicator printed it. They have edited the end, seriously weakening my…

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