NARSOL, Vivante Espero directors gather for annual planning retreat

By Robin . . . The combined boards of NARSOL and Vivante Espero gathered together in Houston, Texas, for their fifth annual board retreat planning session January 10-12, 2020. Unlike the previous two retreats, which were dominated by exercises intended to increase organizational awareness and cohesiveness, the 2020 retreat was all about business and budgetary planning. All ten directors were…

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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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Don’t be scared! Get ready for Halloween

By Sandy . . . NARSOL will once again this year host a Halloween Marathon. This will be the third extended program of this nature that NARSOL has done, and we hope that everyone will participate. The intent of the marathon session is to monitor law enforcement’s Halloween activities and carefully evaluate where we will litigate next. Last year we…

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Being Fearless

Getting past the shame people try to pile on you, writes Paul Hanley in LifeTimes magazine, can be as easy as looking at yourself through the eyes of people you meet at Fearless Groups. By Paul Hanley . . . When I attended court-ordered therapy for a sexually-based offense, I wasn’t interested in making friends. I’m a survivor of long-term…

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NARSOL opens new position, names its first marketing director

By Robin . . . NARSOL is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael McKay as its first director of marketing. Currently the editor of The Registry Report, contributing editor and a director for LifeTimes Magazine, and founding host of Registry Report Radio, Michael has more than twenty years of experience in a wide array of professional marketing activities. Michael served admirably in…

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NARSOL 2019 conference in Houston, TX

The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL) is pleased to announce that registration for the 11th national conference is officially open! In order to take advantage of the special early bird rate, be sure to register for the conference as soon as possible (this rate will definitely end soon and may not be extended). Members of NARSOL are…

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Thanks to NARSOL volunteers for manning our holiday helpline

The holiday season, which is so loaded with high expectations and wishes and memories, can be stressful for anybody. But it can be especially challenging for persons required to register and for their loved ones. Supervision rules, housing and proximity restrictions, stigma, rejection… all can be major stressors at this time of year.  NARSOL offered, for the first time, a fully…

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NARSOL files amicus brief to Supreme Court, joins another

By Robin . . . The National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), along with its North Carolina affiliate NCRSOL, has filed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in an ex post facto case that originated in a North Carolina Superior court in September, 2014. The case is styled In Re: Anthony Rayshon Bethea and was last…

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