How we will take down public registries

By Brenda Jones…. Although many of our constituents would love to see some sort of silver bullet to end public sex offender registries once and for all, realistically, this is a long-term war. It will take many more battles across many different fronts to win. Those fronts include our legal system, our legislatures, and the general public. It also includes……

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Enjoying brunch with your local Sex Offender

Lenore Skenazy . . . Sunday morning at 10 found me slicing the tomatoes and arranging the cheese platter. My husband was setting up the chairs. At 11, the doorbell rang. And so began my very first sex offender brunch. What exactly is that? It’s a brunch where I invited my friends in the press to meet my friends on…

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I know I said yes, but I meant no; you should have known that

An article in Time magazine’s May issue titled “The Sexual Assault Crisis on American Campuses” by Eliza Grey is a must-read for those following the trends of sexual assault issues and concerned with where those trends are leading us. It uses the microcosm/macrocosm concept by focusing on one university, the University of Montana in Missoula, as reflective of the situation of college…

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“We have to say you can’t go out and kill sex offenders, but . . . you really should”

This opinion piece masquerading as a public safety announcement has mastered the art of double-speak to a high degree. The stated purpose of the piece is to inform their reading public that they will be publishing names and information on all registrants who move into the community. Yeah, they know that the info is available online and through the DPS and even to…

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