Law enforcement agencies are putting millions of families at risk of exposure

March 30 NARSOL issued a second press release demanding that law enforcement immediately cease all in-person requirements of registrants. A month after the seriousness of this health crisis was recognized in the United States, state officials in only two states, Oregon and Pennsylvania, have issued directives for these types of required visits to be suspended state-wide. In virtually every other…

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NARSOL demands stoppage of in-person check-ins for those on the registry

We live in unprecedented times. Never before have semi-quarantine conditions been imposed across the entire country. Registrants especially, having a history of not knowing what to expect from law enforcement, are unsettled. Going into sheriff’s offices or other places where registration verification is done is risky business these days, risky in ways never experienced before. Many registrants are senior citizens,…

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Georgia lawmakers push bad bill in response to Halloween sign lawsuit

By Fred . . . Last October, in a lawsuit that was initiated and financed by NARSOL, Federal Judge Marc T. Treadwell ruled against Sheriff Long and other officials of Butts County, Georgia, by granting a preliminary injunction to stop the placement of warning signs each Halloween on the property of those required to be on the sex offender registry.…

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Blanket internet bans for registered sex offenders unconstitutional argues New York CLU

By Jane Wester . . . In a suit filed Thursday in the Eastern District of New York, advocates argued that blanket bans on internet access for registered sex offenders under parole and post-release supervision in New York are unconstitutional. “As a result of being unable to use the internet and social media, the plaintiffs struggle with the heavy burden of…

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NARSOL Affiliates Join in Amicus Brief

Several NARSOL Affiliates, including: FAIR (Families Advocating Intelligent Registries), FAC (Florida Action Committee), Illinois Voices, Oklahoma Voices and PARSOL (Pennsylvania Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws), have joined with W.A.R. (Women Against the Registry) and ACSOL (Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offender Laws) in an amicus brief to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Willman v. United State…

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NARSOL and ACSOL join in Amicus brief in GA Halloween signs case

The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL) will join forces with the Alliance for Constitutional Sex Offense Laws (ACSOL) to file an amicus brief in support of an important appellate action related to the placement of Halloween signs in the yards of registered sex offenders in Georgia. A press release was sent to national media 2/20/2020 advising them…

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NARSOL condemns Southern Baptist Convention as un-Christian

A press release By Robin Expulsion of Ranchland Heights Baptist Church contrary to gospel Raleigh, North Carolina—The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL) strongly condemns the recent decision of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to “disfellowship” a Midland, Texas church for having a registered sex offender as its pastor. The SBC’s Executive Committee voted on Tuesday to expel…

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NARSOL to sheriff: “Stop what you’re doing or face legal action.”

Sheriff Neil Warren of Cobb County, Georgia, and his deputies are enforcing several requirements against those on the sexual offense registry in their county that are not authorized in their state’s SORNA specifications. These include unauthorized frequency of home visits, threats of jail if certain actions aren’t performed, harassing behaviors, and unauthorized requirement of information. On January 27, 2020, NARSOL…

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NARSOL warns law enforcement that they are being watched

Sometimes a new event occurs almost before we can react to the previous one. That is what it has felt like with everything going on in Georgia in regard to county sheriffs and persons on the registry and warning signs. No sooner did the matter come before a U.S. District Court in Georgia when we received word that another Georgia…

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NARSOL to Ben Hill Co. GA sheriff: No “Halloween-sex offender warning” yard signs

On the heels of the publicity about the suits filed in Georgia against the sheriffs of Butts and Spalding Counties for unauthorized placement of Halloween yard signs on the property of those on the registry comes the announcement from the sheriff’s department of yet another Georgia county of their intent to place the signs. Sheriff Lee Cone in Ben Hill…

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