Weekly Update 2021-04-15 Ref#145

Dear Members and Advocates, I’d like to think we accomplished something big last week. The language that we were so concerned about in Senator Book’s Bill, SB 234; “A day includes any part of a calendar day” might be gone! I say “might” because you never know what...

Weekly Update 2021-03-31 Ref#143

Dear Members and Advocates, Yesterday, the Volusia County Sheriffs Office made a mistake. Instead of sending a text message alert (that a registrant had moved into the community) to only the people within 1000 feet of his new residence (as intended), they blasted it...

Weekly Update 2021-03-24 Ref#142

Dear Members and Advocates, Today, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in a case having nothing to do with the sex offender registry, but that might have an impact on registrants and their families. The case is Caniglia v. Strom and it deals with warrantless searches...

Weekly Update 2021-03-16 Ref#141

Dear Members and Advocates, So much respect is deserved by Patty Wetterling. In 1989, Patty’s son Jacob was abducted and killed near their home in Minnesota. Three years after Jacob’s abduction, Minnesota enacted a registry in his memory and a couple years...

Weekly Update 2021-03-10 Ref#140

Dear Members and Advocates, It might not seem like it, but we did accomplish something significant last week from our Call to Action on Senate Bill 234. We made our objection known and we showed that our members can raise their voices and raise awareness in...

Weekly Update 2021-03-03 Ref#139

Dear Members and Advocates: We have been calling on our members to contact their lawmakers to oppose two bills that are making their way through the Senate this term. SB 932 (Prohibiting a court from granting time-sharing with a minor child to a parent registered as a...

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