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SC Call for Registry Reform

RSOL Executive Director Brenda Jones calls for registry reform in the wake of a double murder in South Carolina. GREENVILLE, SC FOX Carolina 21– At its heart, law enforcement agencies across the country say that the sex offender registry is a great resource when used. For example, when people are moving into a neighborhood, or perhaps if they have questions…

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RSOL Calls for Immediate Moratorium on SC Sex Offender Registry; Demands Response from Gov. Haley

Reform Sex Offender Laws, Inc. (RSOL) denounces the brutal murders of Gretchen and Charles Parker and calls for immediate action to be taken to render sex offender registries less effective as vigilante hit lists. We specifically ask South Carolina governor Nikki Haley to use her executive powers to remove registrants’ street addresses from public view until the Legislature can consider…

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RSOL demands removal of Vitter amendment from Farm Bill

May 27, 2013 Regarding S.954, the Farm Bill, and the Vitter amendment #1056 to end food stamp eligibility for some citizens. For immediate release National Reform Sex Offender Laws, Inc. (RSOL) and its affiliate organizations in 39 states protest the inclusion of Senator David Vitter’s amendment 1056 to S.954, the Farm Bill. This amendment was agreed to by unanimous consent in the Senate…

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Challenge of Pennsylvania Senate Bill 1183

On December 20, RSOL sent a press release to 130 news outlets, and a few legislators, primarily in PA, announcing that it would soon challenge sections of Senate Bill 1183 (Pennsylvania’s new sex offender registration requirements) on multiple constitutional grounds. Constitutional challenges to AWA and other legislation and laws that affect our advocacy are meeting with some success. Just look…

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Plan to fight in Texas (HB 23)

Civil Rights Group Questions Constitutionally of Proposal     Reform Sex Offender Laws, Inc. (RSOL) plans to oppose Texas House Bill 23, a proposal that was recently filed by State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (D-San Antonio). The legislation would require all of Texas’s 72,000 + registered sex offenders, whether or not still under supervision and whether or not the registerable…

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