ACSOL’s Conference Calls

Conference Call Recordings Online
Dial-in number: 1-712-770-8055, Conference Code: 983459

Monthly Meetings | Recordings (7/10 Recording Uploaded)
Emotional Support Group Meetings

Click here to sign up now for ACSOL’s Online EPIC Conference: Empowered People Inspiring Change Sept 17-18
Download a PDF of the schedule


NH: House Votes 231-97 To Prohibit Sex Offender Restrictions

Twelve towns have passed ordinances to limit where sex offenders can live —  barring offenders from living near schools, or child-care centers. But law enforcement oppose such bans.  Renny Cushing of Hampton, a Democrat, told House colleagues that police know restrictions make monitoring offenders harder.

“The chiefs of police do not want to have a situation where you take away one of the tools they have which is to track where sex offenders are. And that’s also why the coalition against sexual and domestic violence is in support of this legislation.” Full Article

We welcome a lively discussion with all view points - keeping in mind...  
    1. Your submission will be reviewed by one of our volunteer moderators. Moderating decisions may be subjective.
    2. Please keep the tone of your comment civil and courteous. This is a public forum.
    3. Swear words should be starred out such as f*k and s*t
    4. Please stay on topic - both in terms of the organization in general and this post in particular.
    5. Please refrain from general political statements in (dis)favor of one of the major parties or their representatives.
    6. Please take personal conversations off this forum.
    7. We will not publish any comments advocating for violent or any illegal action.
    8. We cannot connect participants privately - feel free to leave your contact info here. You may want to create a new / free, readily available email address.
    9. Please refrain from copying and pasting repetitive and lengthy amounts of text.
    10. Please do not post in all Caps.
    11. If you wish to link to a serious and relevant media article, legitimate advocacy group or other pertinent web site / document, please provide the full link. No abbreviated / obfuscated links.
    12. We suggest to compose lengthy comments in a desktop text editor and copy and paste them into the comment form
    13. We will not publish any posts containing any names not mentioned in the original article.
    14. Please choose a short user name that does not contain links to other web sites or identify real people
    15. Please do not solicit funds
    16. If you use any abbreviation such as Failure To Register (FTR), or any others, the first time you use it please expand it for new people to better understand.
    17. All commenters are required to provide a real email address where we can contact them.  It will not be displayed on the site.
    18. Please send any input regarding moderation or other website issues via email to moderator [at] all4consolaws [dot] org
ACSOL, including but not limited to its board members and agents, does not provide legal advice on this website.  In addition, ACSOL warns that those who provide comments on this website may or may not be legal professionals on whose advice one can reasonably rely.  
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

what is never mentioned is the glaring truth that these restrictions impose punishment after the fact by essentially a civilian body. Thank goodness for one little iota of common sense in this sea of madness.

California should adopt a similar law without delay.

This is kind of odd. Usually the police is right on board with the city. I’ve been noticing more and more articles that talk of the lack of results and harmful nature of these types of laws. Maybe people are finally starting to wake up! That would be great!!

Don’t forget they are most likely looking at the “harmful nature” of these laws when they backfire and cost them court fees, sanctions, penalties and other monetary damages.

They are not seeing harm in terms of the emotional and financial damage to us and our families whose constitutional rights are severely violated and trampled.

These laws are not even about an actual victim, they tend to focus on public opinion and how to use that to their advantage to fortify often incongruous laws that both give the illusion of safety and increase satisfaction ratings and re-election probabilities.

It is good for us, even if it is their fear of the law that actually brings us relief. Not relief in the sense of anything being done positively for us, but relief in the form of possibley removing yet another layer of unwarranted bondage and punishment.

I know my statement lacks optimism, but after what has unfolded in the past two decades, I can only figure that even if there are voters who care about damage to our family members, for example, very few will actually go out of their way or take any action to mitigate the harm done. Let’s take whatever wins we can in whatever way we can get them and never give up hope for justice.

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x