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ACSOL’s Online EPIC Conference: Empowered People Inspiring Change Sept 17-18, 2021

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But officer, really…that’s not who I am…

Things come in threes, they say–whoever “they” are. I sincerely hope not. Before eight o’clock on this gloomy Saturday morning, I had read two articles dealing with this topic, and I sincerely hope not to see a third. The two I read did an adequate enough job of raising my blood pressure.

The topic? Mistaken identity. Men arrested, held in jail, brutalized, lives destroyed, all because they were mistaken for a wanted sex offender. Full Op-Ed Piece

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It’s simple. If someone is so dangerous that they must be put on a sex offender registry, then why are they amongst us? Have them civilly committed or take them off the registry. Otherwise after probation or parole the purpose is only to spread fear and do harm. TRUTH

It is simple. The SORs are for hate and harassment. Few people want to use the SORs to be “informed”. It is amazing that people like me are too dangerous to live near schools, parks, etc. and yet we don’t have any problem with people who have shot children in schools living right next to them. We don’t have problem with people who have run meth labs that have exploded and burned down homes living next to schools. We have no problem with people who have beaten children volunteering in schools. We have no problem with people who have driven… Read more »

Hey. You are so right. The inherent unfairness of sex offender registry is a reason to abolish it–or include all people who commit dangerous crimes.

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