Why is the Registry Punishment?

Please read this important post to see if you or someone you know can contribute…

How Do We End Sexual Violence?

For this edition, Lyra Walsh Fuchs spoke to Judith Levine and Erica R. Meiners, the authors of The Feminist and the Sex Offender: Confronting Sexual Harm, Ending State Violence (Verso). There are nearly a million people on the sex offender registry, a number that has...

read more

MEMBER SUBMISSION: Experience during an address verification

I wanted to bring your attention to something new that I encountered last night after I did my bi annual check in. I received a call from a deputy sheriff who asked me to step outside. Knowing that I had just done all my normal check in I stepped out side and met him....

read more

Michigan: Ready to go another round?

By now we should all be familiar with what's taking place in Michigan. After having its registry declared unconstitutional all the way to the 6th Circuit (and then the Supreme Court, which denied Certiorari), the state's legislators have been trying to craft...

read more

Giving Tuesday an End of Year Giving Opportunity

Members and Advocates, Giving Tuesday is today, the international day of charitable giving, and we hope that you will take a moment today and make a donation to the Florida Action Committee. Our organization works tirelessly to effect change for the better for all...

read more

Dr. Phil to feature Police ICAC proactive stings.

The Dr. Phil Show airing on CBS will air an episode featuring Sex Stings next Monday, December 7, 2020. The show will feature an FAC member whose son was targeted in one of these stings who has been fighting to expose them since. Also featured is Florida attorney...

read more

Child sex trafficking: It’s probably not what you think it is

While the term trafficking evokes for many images of children kidnapped off the street, smuggled across borders and moved from place to place, that's rarely the case, social workers and researchers say. Many who work with the children or who study the problem prefer...

read more

Ex Post Facto – Sustainer 2020

Get notified of new posts via email.

Recent Comments

Text Registration Reminders

Get reminded to register on your months via SMS text messages. Just text "START" to 727-233-4785 to begin -OR- click HERE for more details and a flyer which can be printed and shared with others.

No warranty or liability implied. It is always YOUR responsibility to register. Intended as a backup reminder. Service provided free as a courtesy. Standard text message rates may apply.

In-Person Reporting Challenge (FUNDED)

The goal of this legal challenge is to eliminate or significantly reduce the requirement to physically report (in-person) to the Sheriff's office.

Ex Post Facto – Sustainer 2020

UPDATE: First- and second-round funding to prepare, file, and fight this lawsuit was successful. Thank you! With your continued support, we can sustain the strength of our argument with expert testimony and the like, as well as cover other costs associated with a case of this magnitude. -- The goal of the this legal challenge is to have the registry recognized as punitive rather than administrative. The most immediate consequence of this would be that only laws and requirements active at the time of offense could be applied to a person required to register.

In-Person Reporting Challenge (FUNDED)

The goal of this legal challenge is to eliminate or significantly reduce the requirement to physically report (in-person) to the Sheriff's office.

Out of State Challenge

The goal of this legal challenge is to remove anyone on the registry who is not currently residing in the Florida community.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This