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Blogs with News Stories on Sex Offender Issues:

Sex offender residency restrictions questioned in small cities

AUSTIN — Registered sex offenders in small Texas cities were until last year challenging residence restrictions, arguing that “general-law” municipalities lacked authority to control where they lived. A new state law that took effect in September codified small...

4 men charged with murdering Redondo Beach sex offender

Four South Bay men were charged Friday with killing and robbing a registered sex offender, strangling him and attacking him with pliers and bolt cutters when he got out of his shower in his Redondo Beach apartment. The charges make them eligible for the death penalty....

Samoa passes law enforcement only Sex offender registry.

Samoa just passed a sex offender registry. There are two important differences, however, between theirs (and most other countries that have a registry) and the US. Firstly, the registry and accompanying requirements will not be imposed retroactively against those who...

ACSOL: IML Lawsuit Filed

A lawsuit was filed today in the Central District of the U.S. District Court of California challenging regulations issued by the State Department that announced the addition of a “unique identifier” to the passports of some registrants. Addition of the identifier to...

A Hypothetical…

If the following hypothetical makes little sense at first, read on and see if it makes a point. Skin cancer is a public health concern. One person dies of melanoma every 54 minutes. An estimated 87,110 new cases of invasive melanoma were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017....

Florida Prison Strike Planned

Inmates in Florida Prisons are planning a strike. The peaceful demonstration, called "Operation Push" will protest the inhumane and unconscionable conditions in Florida Prisons. The strike is scheduled to begin Monday, January 15th, to coincide with Martin Luther King...

Senator Lauren Book – Bills to watch out for and oppose.

Lauren Book, Daughter of Lobbyist Ron Book, Founder of 'Lauren's Kids' one of the State's highest funded charities, advocate for punitive sex offender registration laws and State Senator, has sponsored some bills that will be on our radar and we will be opposing this...

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