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12 May 2021
[usnews.com - 5/12/21] The state of Montana has no valid reason to require a man to register as a sex offender based on his conviction for having gay sex in Idaho in 1993, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen on Tuesday prevented the state from requiring Randall Menges of Butte to register as a sex offender under Idaho's Crimes Against...
12 May 2021
[theadvocate.com - 5/11/21] A bill that would require the driver's license or identification card of sex offenders to carry a special designation was narrowly rejected Tuesday in the House Transportation Committee. State Rep. Larry Bagley, R-Stonewall, said his proposal was aimed at protecting citizens while also complying with a recent ruling by the state Supreme Court. The court last year struck down a state...
12 May 2021
[friendsoutsidela.org - 5/11/21] Friends Outside Los Angeles County is pleased to announce the release of its publication, “Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Sex Offenses.”  Written in partnership with two researchers, Luis Barrera Castanon, Ph.D., and Marco Murillo, Ph.D., the publication is our final report that to the project funder, the California Workforce Development Board.   We undertook the project because of the dearth of information...
11 May 2021
[fox47news.com - 5/11/21] Parents don’t always know just who is caring for or spending time with their children. ... “I believe strongly that parents have a right to know if someone who is living with their children or if someone’s taking care of their children that they’ve had a history of child abuse,” said State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-East Lansing) who created new...
11 May 2021
[floridaactioncommittee.org - 5/11/21] Dear Members and Advocates, What makes school zones “safe” for children? Residency restrictions and proximity ordinances preventing persons required to register as sex offenders from living or even entering within thousands of feet of a school somehow create the illusion that once inside the exclusion zone, our children will be safe from sexual assault. Nothing can be further from the truth....
10 May 2021
[wsaw.com - 2/10/21] MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Shawano County transgender woman who has been prohibited from changing her male name due to her listing on the state sex offender registry. ... She argues that requiring her to register as a sex offender violates her First Amendment rights and forces her to identify herself...
08 May 2021

OR: Senate Bill 499 should become law

[eastoregonian.com - 5/8/21] Earl Bain was wrongfully convicted in Malheur County in 2009 and spent six years in prison. After the complaining witness in his case recanted her story, with the help of the Oregon Innocence Project he was pardoned on the grounds of innocence by Gov. Kate Brown in August 2020. For over six years of my life, I was wrongfully incarcerated in...
08 May 2021
by Douglas Ankney The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana’s opinion that found a provision of Indiana’s Sex Offender Registration Act (“SORA”) requiring registration of Plaintiffs who relocated to Indiana after SORA’s enactment violated their right to travel because the provision wouldn’t have required them to register if they had committed their...
07 May 2021
[76crimes.com - 5/7/21] Ugandans convicted of having sex with people of the same sex would be included in a new sex offender registry, following the passage by Parliament of a new anti-gay bill May 4. If the bill is signed into law by President Yoweri Museveni, people convicted under provisions of the Sexual Offences Bill, 2019 would be entered for life into a publicly...
07 May 2021
[wnbf.com - 5/7/21] An Endicott man is facing up to ten years in prison after he admitted failing to register his email accounts as a convicted sex offender. 72-year-old Thomas ____ was convicted in 2004 of child pornography and crossing a state line to engage in sex with a child under the age of 12. He was required to register as a sex offender...
07 May 2021
[foxnews.com/ - 5/6/21] Wenatchee, Washington - also know as "Happy Valley" - is nestled in the middle of Washington state, with beautiful mountain views and crisp, juicy apples. But Wenatchee's quiet aura - and reputation - all began to change once the Doggett family moved in. Fox Nation explores why in the new special, ‘In the Valley of Sin.’ In December 1994, Mark and...
07 May 2021
[www.iol.co.za - 5/7/21] Pretoria - The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has warned against calls to make public the national register for sex offenders. It is believed that making the register public would curb sexual offences against children, but according to the department, this would fuel mob justice against perpetrators. ... Department spokesperson Steve Mahlangu said publicising the register could not be done...
07 May 2021
[ACSOL] During a telephonic hearing marked by significant technical difficulties, more than 20 members of the public expressed their opposition to regulations proposed by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) that would exclude groups of people, including those required to register as well as those sentenced to Life Without Parole, from re-sentencing opportunities.  A total of 43 members of the public participated...
06 May 2021
[10news.com - 5/5/21] The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved methods intended to increase public notification about registered sex offenders and placement of sexually violent predators. One way, according to Supervisor Joel Anderson's office, would be advance notification of the district attorney, supervisors and other community leaders before sex offenders are placed in or move into a neighborhood. Based on a...
05 May 2021
A registrant in California has gained access to Section 8 housing.  This is a significant change because in the past all California registrants were denied access to Section 8 housing because they were required by state law to register for life. "This is a significant milestone," stated ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci.  "With the help of ACSOL, a registrant was able to persuade the...
05 May 2021
Uganda: Stiff penalties for sexual offenders as Uganda moves to create directory
[monitor.co.ug - 5/5/21] Persons convicted of sexual offences will have their data registered with the National Identification and Registration Authority (Nira), according to the Sexual Offences Bill, 2019 that Parliament passed on Monday night. The Legal and Parliamentary Committee chairperson, Mr Jacob Oboth Oboth (NRM, West Budama South) presented the Bill in Parliament on Monday afternoon. He asked the House to create a sex...
05 May 2021
[kitsapsun.com - 5/4/21] Saying she would sentence him longer if she could, a Kitsap County Superior Court judge gave a sex offender 12 ½ years in prison for an online extortion scheme targeting gay men in which he assumed the identity of a prior victim. Judge Jennifer Forbes told Christopher Malik Longmire, 25, the 152-month maxim sentence was “not enough.” “I’ve come to the...
05 May 2021
[gloucestertimes.com - 5/4/21] SALEM — Lawyers for the state will be back in front of the state's highest court this week, this time trying to convince the court to find that the state's whistleblower protection law does not apply in the case of the former sex offender board chairwoman ousted by then-Governor Deval Patrick over her handling of his brother-in-law's case. The hearing Wednesday...
04 May 2021
[ladbible.com - 5/5/21] South Australia has outlined a new proposal to tackle domestic violence in the state. The state government has suggested a public register be established in a similar fashion to a public sex offender registry, according to the ABC. It would allow anyone, particularly potential partners, to look up a person's name to see if they have any history with domestic abuse....
04 May 2021
[communityimpact.com - 5/4/21] After several months of discussion and amending guidelines, the city of Kyle has approved implementation of child safety zones that would restrict where registered sex offenders may reside. ... City officials noted during discussion of the ordinance in February that based on its definition of common areas where children gather, residency within 95% of Kyle would be off limits for registered...
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