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Hawaii’s homeless registrants

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  • #51481 Reply
    Michael McKay
    Michael McKay

    By Michael McKay . . . Hawaii is one of 20 U.S. states that does not currently have residency restrictions of any kind for people on the sexual offens
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  • #51484 Reply

    Tim on Wisconsin

    Cultural influence of standards.
    Hawaii is a test group. An isolated control group.
    SORNA imposed tyrants’ morality upon the whole & ex post.
    Duh. They’re posting Kids! If not they’re forced to maintain the database machine. Which will indeed impact future liberty. AHHHHHGGGG!
    PLAIN UGLY. FTR cannot come quick enough. Residency restriction is affirmative disability. Enforced via electronic means. Face recognition is gonna get real UGLY. So if I take I90 south, cam picks me out in car, face rec. Kicks in, auto tacked to Indiana border, lest I may stop.

    Anywhoooo! It’s -30 ° here. Hawaii please take me in. Ok I’ll sleep in a park.

  • #51497 Reply

    Michelle

    Does someone send this to the newspaper in Hawaii in response to their article? Or to the members of the legislature in Hawaii? I am thinking if the time is taken to write it and post it here is someone kind enough to send it along to the folks who need to be enlightened? For what tiny bit of good it may do. I feel the more they get letters and the more the legislature gets letters showing the opposite opinion might, hopefully, maybe, praying….have at teeny tiny impact. I know we as individuals have to do our part too.

    • #51502 Reply
      Sandy Rozek
      Sandy Rozek
      Admin

      Yes, information is being sent to relevant people in Hawaii. Additionally, NARSOL people have been interviewed by a journalist who is doing a major story on the issue.

      Thank you, Michelle.

      • #51548 Reply

        d

        This is one reason why I love NARSOL so much Sandy 🙂 Thank You!

    • #51504 Reply

      Dustin

      I personally wrote to the editorial board of the paper. Started doing that since replying here and other sites like it doesn’t get the info to those that need to see it, reporters included.

      • #51515 Reply
        Sandy Rozek
        Sandy Rozek
        Admin

        Thank you, Dustin. We wish more people responded to articles with factual information. We routinely send informative letters with links to pertinent articles and studies to journalists, editors, publishers, and legislators, always with an invitation to further dialogue on the issues. We will occasionally receive a reply, but only occasionally. If these entities heard from a significant number of people, always with a respectful tone and a sharing of facts, maybe it would be more than occasionally.

  • #51531 Reply

    Edward Nightingale

    As stated, theoretically, the potential for FTR to be the basis for residency restrictrictions is pausible. I even think the whole registry itself is a way of increasing the odds that Registered Citizens will go back to prison.

    What better way to do so with laws that are catch 22. It’s a way of looking tough on crime without the guilt/whatever of sending someone to prison without, again theoretically, violating the constitution. We all are aware that the registry already violates the constitution, but that’s getting off the point.

    • #51643 Reply

      Glen

      No doubt.

  • #51528 Reply

    raj

    General people act as if those on the Registry come from outside the United States or beyond the earth. Meanwhile, the registry itself is growing every single day. A low level felony can bar a person from getting a decent enough job or an apartment, and being on the Registry is far far far worse. People are calloused towards the condemned until they themselves are condemned or their loved ones. But then it has already been so much unlivable being on the Registry with all kinds of restrictions and rules and regulations; there’s really no freedom. People are digging a bigger hole, and if statistics speak any truth then many will find themselves in the same big hole. Sad thing is we all expect mercy when we are down, but the society is busy pointing fingers at the fallen. May peace and kindness be on all.

  • #51558 Reply

    citizen

    Is there one state in the whole country where politicians try scare tactics and use scapegoats for electability and the general public responds with apathy? I would like to where that is so I can move there…

  • #51556 Reply

    TS

    This elected official who is pushing for this seems to forget his Hawaiian history of the locals there who were Japanese-American specifically when WWII was ongoing and how they were taken away from their residences to put into internment camps, even one in HI itself, Honouliuli. Maybe he needs to err on the side of sanity and commonsense. If he did not learn from history, then how can he expect to make a good judgement for the future?

  • #51605 Reply

    Tim on Wisconsin

    You know of those great historical people’s petitions includes the annexation of The republic of Hawaii in 1897. The native Hawaiians had leadership and cultural norms but was naturally overcome by big business agendas. This is so similar to the use of ex post law overcome by big data agendas. American culture had ratified its abandonment, but forces financial successfully twisted that cultural norm. Registration in SOR is in a peculiar sense an antitrust law of sorts.

  • #51903 Reply

    An MD

    I looked into the bill, which can be found on the Hawaii State Legislature website.

    I wrote a letter combining research and personal experiences that I am in the process of sending to every House legislator in Hawaii. There is also the opportunity to submit testimony online when they schedule a hearing.

    I urge everyone to do so – with the caveat that any evidence you submit will be publicly visible online via PDF in the “testimony” box.

    Personally, I am in a high-profile career so I am concerned about using my name to testify on such a sensitive topic, but I may just use my title (MD) and explain my reason for testifying anonymously. I am also emailing legislators with my actual name.

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