Weekly Update 2020-02-06 (Ref#71)

Dear Members and Advocates,   This week’s update comes to you a bit late because we were hoping to bring news from the State of Michigan, where a hearing took place yesterday that could impact the lives of 44,000 people on Michigan’s registry. After the hearing,...

Weekly Update 2020-01-28 Ref#70)

Dear Members and Advocates, This past Monday, the Florida Action Committee hosted the first of what we hope will be many public events. Our event was called “A Courageous Conversation About Sex Offenders In Our Communities” and that is precisely what we were looking...

Weekly Update 2020-01-20 (Ref#69)

Dear Members and Advocates, I don’t get it! What’s the harm in voting? There are a lot of restrictions when it comes to consequences of a felony conviction, some make more sense than others. No possession of firearms? Seems a bit harsh to pass a blanket ban on a...

Weekly Update 2020-01-15 (Ref#68)

Dear Members and Advocates,   The Washington Post, today, reports that the House Oversight and Reform Committee is convening for a third hearing on the topic of facial recognition technology. While some legislators are gung ho about the use of the artificial...

Weekly Update 2020-01-07 (Ref#66)

Dear Members and Advocates, Happy New Year! 2020 started out great as we closed the year meeting a funding goal in the “Non-Registrant Collateral Consequences Challenge”! Because of a super-generous matching pledge from one of our members, the first five thousand...

Weekly Update 2019-12-30 (Ref#65)

Dear Members and Advocates, We hope that you have been able to find time to relax and reflect with a positive outlook on the past year and year ahead of us. On the next Monthly Membership call, Gail will be providing updates on all of our accomplishments in 2019, and...

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