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Galen Baughman Civil Commitment Trial Begins Monday

The trial of advocate, Galen Baughman, will begin this coming Monday to determine whether he will be civilly committed. Civil commitment is the involuntary detention of an individual beyond the expiration of their sentence. In other words, after a defendant's criminal...

Online Advocacy Training from Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform

Next year's legislative session is only a few months away, and it's time - right now - to start advocating in our communities for positive criminal justice reform that makes a real impact for our families, friends and neighbors. Join us for a series of online advocacy...

In Person Challenge Dismissed – Regrouping

The In Person Challenge (Matthew 25 Ministries v. Swearingen) was dismissed. That's the very bad news. The not so bad news is it was not dismissed on the merits, it was dismissed because the judge felt Matthew 25 did not have standing to sue on behalf of its members....

New Smyrna Beach trying to ban registrants under threat of lawsuit

[FAC NOTE: We must organize a group to create a vocal opposition to the proposed SORR. If you live in Volusia County, please contact membership so we can coordinate.] There are more sex offenders moving to New Smyrna Beach and that has prompted city leaders to...

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