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Untouchable: Everyone needs to see this film.

As David Feige's documentary, Untouchable, continues to make it's way through the Film Festival circuit, it's important that we offer this film as much exposure as possible. The documentary, which is described in this review as, aiming to "recognize the many shades of...

Signs will warn sex offenders to stay off school grounds

Law enforcement officials will soon visit the homes of 760 sex offenders and 85 sexual predators in Marion County as part of a new program aimed at reminding convicted sex offenders that they are forbidden to be on the property of schools and child care facilities. As...

Royal Caribbean checks passenger manifests against FBI

According to the following article, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and another cruise line check their passenger manifests against the Sex Offender registry and deny access to registrants....

CA: New Bill Could Change the Way Sex Offenders are Registered

Some sex offenders could soon lose their lifelong registration in the state of California. That's if a new bill headed to the California Senate is signed into law. "It really changes it drastically, which is not fair to us as parents and our community and keeping us...

No Voting for Sex Offenders or Murderers Says Florida

Florida’s state Supreme Court on Thursday approved language for a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would restore voting rights to felons after they complete their sentences. If the measure makes it on the ballot and receives a 60% favorable vote, the...

Sex offender residency laws: There are no easy answers: Editorial

If you read the following editorial as being sympathetic toward sex offenders, you are missing the point. We are not being sympathetic. We simply want to state that it’s not always possible to legislate our way to safety. Dawn Knull wants a change in state law that...

11th Circuit DENIES Miami-Dade’s Motion for Rehearing!!!

The order has finally come back from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and they have DENIED Miami-Dade County's request for a rehearing! This is great news, it means that our Sex Offender Residency Restriction (SORR) challenge in Miami-Dade County can now proceed, it...

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